Definition of murnong in English:

murnong

(also mynong, murrnong, mirr'n-yong)

noun

Australian
  • The plant Microseris scapigera (family Asteraceae (Compositae)), having a yellow flower resembling a dandelion; the edible tuberous root of this plant.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Bent's News (Hobart). From Wathawurung and Wuywurung (southern Victoria), probably mirnaŋ.

Pronunciation

murnong

/ˈməːnɒŋ/