mountain devil


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mountain devil

n
(Animals) another name for moloch
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Noun1.mountain devil - erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar
genus Lambertia, Lambertia - small genus of Australian shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.mountain devil - desert lizard that feeds on antsmountain devil - desert lizard that feeds on ants  
genus Moloch - genus of Australian desert lizard
moloch - any lizard of the genus Moloch
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Kathleen Petyarres major Dreaming subject is the Mountain Devil, although she is also permitted to paint the related Bush Seeds and Green Pea Dreamings.
They labeled it mountain devil, ghost cat, or sneak cat and promptly set about its destruction.
Ada Bird's dreamings include Awelye or women's Ddesigns, Angertla or mountain devil lizard (a strong and protective being), Bean, Emu (a flightless bird), Pencil Yam, Grass Seeds and Small Brown Grass.