Sandgroper meaning

(Australia, humorous) An inhabitant of Western Australia.
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Any species of the family Cylindrachetidae of subterranean insects, found in Australia, New Guinea and Argentina.
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Origin of sandgroper

  • From sand +‎ groper. The sense “Western Australian” may originate either as a reference to the relatively large proportion of desert in the state or to gold mining during the rushes of the 19th Century.

    From Wiktionary