Definition of lapunyah in US English:

lapunyah

noun

  • Any of three eucalypts, Eucalyptus ochrophloia, E. thozetiana (also called napunyah, yapunyah), and E. argophloia.

Origin

1940s. Variant of yapunyah. Compare earlier napunyah.

Pronunciation

lapunyah

/ləˈpʌnjə/