Definition of yapunyah in English:

yapunyah

noun

  • Either of two white-flowering Australian trees of the genus Eucalyptus (family Myrtaceae), E. ochrophloia and E. thozetiana (also more fully "yapunyah tree"). Also: the wood of this tree; honey produced by bees from the flowers of this tree.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Gunja (south-west Queensland) yapany.

Pronunciation

yapunyah

/jəˈpʌnjə/