cunji

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From cunjevoi.

Noun[edit]

cunji (plural cunji)

  1. (Australia, colloquial) Clipping of cunjevoi.
    • 1998 June, Macquarie University, Biology Bytes, Vol 1, No 4, [1],
      Sydney's most common tunicate, cunjivoy (Pyura stolonifera....or "cunji" to the locals), is an icon. There are even poems about the stoic cunji!
    • 2007, Gary Brown, Fishing Guide to Sydney-Hawkesbury, page 77,
      Try using abalone gut, peeled prawns and cunji for bait for the bream and drummer found here.

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin cūnae. This form perhaps came through Greek κούνια (koúnia).

Noun[edit]

cunji f (plural cunji or cunje)

  1. cradle
  2. swing

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