Definition of bindi-eye in English:

bindi-eye

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɪndɪʌɪ
 
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noun

  • A small perennial Australian plant of the daisy family, with a bur-like fruit.
    • Calotis cuneifolia, family Compositae
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    • It should be, when a patch of bindi-eye would pose a bigger threat than the Hastings defence.
    • The bitumen melted on the road outside and stuck to our thongs - it was the first summer I remember I actually chose to wear shoes - even the bindi-eyes burnt through your calluses.
    • Despite last night's rain, the coarse grass, infested with patches of burrs and bindi-eyes, crunched under her sandaled feet, the wetness flicking up on her legs, itching her skin.

Origin

early 20th century: perhaps from an Aboriginal language.

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