bandy bandy

bandy-bandy

[ban-dee-ban-dee]
noun, plural bandy-bandies.
a small venomous snake, Vermicella annulata, inhabiting New South Wales, marked with black and white bands.

Origin:
1925–30; < Kattang (Australian Aboriginal language spoken between Port Stephens and Port Macquarie, New South Wales) bandi-bandi

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bandy-bandy (ˈbændɪˈbændɪ)
 
n , pl -bandies
a small Australian elapid snake, Vermicella annulata, ringed with black and yellow

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