bogong

bogong

[boh-gawng, -gong]
noun
a dark-colored Australian moth, Agrostis infusa, used by Aborigines as food.

Origin:
1830–35; earlier bugong, perhaps < Ngayawung (Austral Aboriginal language of the lower Murray River, New South Wales) buguŋ

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bogong or bugong (ˈbəʊˌɡɒŋ, ˈbuːˌɡɒŋ)
 
n
an edible dark-coloured Australian noctuid moth, Agrotis infusa
 
bugong or bugong
 
n

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