Definition of bandy-bandy in English:

bandy-bandy

Line breaks: bandy-bandy
Pronunciation: /ˈbandɪˌbandi
 
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noun (plural bandy-bandys)

A small mildly venomous nocturnal snake marked with distinctive black-and-white bands, native to Australia.
  • Vermicella annulata, family Elapidae

Origin

1920s: from Kattah (an Aboriginal language) bandi bandi.

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