Definition of bindi-eye in English:
A small perennial Australian plant of the daisy family that has a burlike fruit.
- Calotis cuneifolia, family Compositae
- 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.
early 20th century: perhaps from an Aboriginal language.
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