a large kangaroo (Macropus robustus) of rocky regions, characterized by a stocky body and broad, thickly padded feet
Origin of wallaroofrom wolar?, name in a language of Australia
nounpl. wal·la·roos, or wallaroo
Any of several large macropods of the genus Macropus, smaller than a kangaroo and larger than a wallaby, especially M. robustus, found throughout much of Australia. Also called euro 2.
Origin of wallarooDharuk walaru
(any of three intermediate-size macropods):
- eastern wallaroo
From Dharug walaru.