Pronounced Pron. Bind-ee (Indigenous Australian)
Other Forms FormsBindy
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Meaning & History
Means "butterfly" from the word bindi-bindi in Nyungar, spoken in Western Australian near Perth.It could also mean "little girl" in other southern Australian languages.Bindi Cole (1975-) is a new media artist and writer while Bindi Sue Irwin is the daughter of Steve Irwin (1962-2006) known as "The Crocodile Hunter".Bindi is also the informal name of Soliva sessilis, a weedy plant known for its tiny sharp-needled seeds originate from Southern Australia.