a tall dome-shaped Australian coniferous tree, Araucaria bidwillii, having edible cones (bunya nuts) and thickish flattened needles Also called bunya-bunya, bunya-bunya pine
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 Various


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