Definition of mungite in US English:

mungite

noun

Australian
  • The cylindrical flowering spike, rich in nectar, of shrubs of the genus Banksia, which dries to a woody cone.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Probably from Nyungar (Perth–Albany region) maŋgayit the flower of the banksia.

Pronunciation

mungite

/ˈmʌŋɡʌɪt/