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witchetty grub

(ˈwɪtʃɪtɪ) or

witchetty

n
1. (Animals) the wood-boring edible larva of certain Australian moths and beetles
2. (Cookery) the wood-boring edible larva of certain Australian moths and beetles
[C19: witchetty, from a native Australian language]
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Following this, six of the group were forced to bite the HEAD off a witchety grub, spit it out, then eat the rest of the insect live, waiting for the person before them to finish before they had the chance to chow down.
well, let's just say we'd rather eat a witchety grub than go out looking like this.
They will munch on a witchety grub and there's "spotted d**k" for dessert - a classic sponge pudding topped with a crocodile penis.
Watching celebrities such as glamour model Jordan tuck into a feast of witchety grub and kangaroo testicle or Big Brother veteran Jade Goody single-handedly create her own awful demise on national television, are, whether you admit it or not, compelling moments of television.
Kerry lost the camp one meal when she quailed before a 3ins witchety grub - which Jordan managed to swallow - but both girls failed to down eyes from the big reef fish.
Italian D'Acampo had to eat the foul fare, plus rhino beetles, a witchety grub and meal worms to win a slap-up dinner for his fellow campers.
I love the fun of the trials and the flavour of witchety grub, though I was not too keen on kangaroo's c***."
PICTURE those gnashers round a witchety grub - because producers want television's ESTHER RANTZEN for the next series of I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.
Kerry lost the camp one meal when she quailed before a three inch long witchety grub - which Jordan managed to swallow - but both girls failed to down eyes from the big reef fish.
Kerry lost the camp one meal when she quailed before a 3 ins long witchety grub -which Jordan managed to swallow -but both girls failed to eat eyes from the big reef fish.
However, it was EastEnder Joe, 26, who was given that particular pleasure - the poor lad gagged on a croc's penis after swallowing scorpions, cockroaches and a witchety grub.