English: witchety grub
Bundjalung: jubar
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:   jabam  
Category: insect
Comment: Large, white, with bluish-tinged rings where segments join, usually found in wattle trees (Wa); grub in wattle (Y:Sha:Culhm) witchetty grub (Y:Holm), also in other dialects, cf jabam ; witchety grub from wattle tree (edible) (Turnbull), gum tree grub (Gomes).
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm jibar (Sharpe thinks jibar is a typo and it should be jubar; Y:Holm:Munro jubar witchety grub ;
Lower Richmond: Bj:Sha:Turnbl djubar witchety grub from green tree (edible); Bj:TMcD:Gomes jubara gum tree grub
South West: Wa:Crowl grub in wattle tree ;
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gd:Geyt; Gd:Calley ju:ber edible grubs (adjacent to entry jam:ba carpet snake which is yamba)


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