bunya bunya


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Noun1.bunya bunya - Australian conifer bearing two-inch seeds tasting like roasted chestnuts; among the aborigines the tree is hereditary property protected by law
bunya bunya - nut tasting like roasted chestnuts; a staple food of Australian aborigines
araucaria - any of several tall South American or Australian trees with large cones and edible seeds
2.bunya bunya - nut tasting like roasted chestnuts; a staple food of Australian aborigines
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Araucaria bidwillii, bunya bunya, bunya bunya tree - Australian conifer bearing two-inch seeds tasting like roasted chestnuts; among the aborigines the tree is hereditary property protected by law
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Bunya Bunya Country Aboriginal Corporation will use $96,000 to identify and map culturally significant sites along the Maroochy and Mooloolah river systems, monitor endangered salt marsh and mangrove ecosystems, protect nests of the endangered water mouse, and will mentor young Indigenous people to understand and appreciate these ecosystems.
At Cambria there is a formal garden with roses and a Bunya Bunya tree for background.
An example is the harvest of bunya nuts in the Bunya Bunya Mountains of Queensland.