Definition of witchetty in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtʃɪti/

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(also witchetty grub)

noun (plural witchetties)

A large whitish wood-eating larva of a beetle or moth, eaten by some Aborigines.


from Adnyamathanha wityu 'hooked stick (for extracting grubs)' + varti 'grub'.

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