from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An Australian evergreen coniferous tree (Araucaria bidwilli) having tiers of nearly whorled branches, sharp-pointed leaves, and large cones. Also called bunya pine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The native Australian name of the Araucaria Bidwilli, a very large tree, the wood of which is strong, durable, and sometimes beautifully marked. The seeds are a favorite article of food with the natives.


Yagara (Aboriginal language of eastern Australia).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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