Definition of pandani in English:

pandani

(also pandanny, pandanni)

noun

Australian
  • A dicotyledonous palm-like tree or shrub of Tasmania, Richea pandanifolia (family Epacridaceae), having leaves resembling those of a pandanus.

Origin

1940s. Origin uncertain. Perhaps from a perceived resemblance of this plant to the unrelated pandanus; compare perhaps -y.

Pronunciation

pandani

/panˈdani/