Araucaria bidwillii

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Noun1.Araucaria bidwillii - 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
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* a bunya nut (that points towards the Bunya Mountains, which can be seen from the site) (fig 2e); and
BUNYA NUTS. About the size of a Brazil nut, bunya nuts are high in starch, with a subtle pine nut/macadamia flavor and a texture similar to that of chestnuts.