koonac

/ˈkunæk/ (say 'koohnak)

noun
1. either of two western Australian freshwater crayfish Cherax plebejus, or C. glaber, living in seasonal rivers and swamps, and burrowing down to the watertable during dry periods.
2. WA (loosely) any freshwater crayfish.
verb (i)
3. to catch koonacs.
{Australian Aboriginal; Nyungar kunak}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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