Any of a family (Myrmecobiidae) of small, timid Australian marsupials that have no pouch.
Webster's New World
A diurnal marsupial (Myrmecobius fasciatus) of western Australia, having black and white stripes and a long bushy tail, and feeding primarily on termites.
Other Word Forms of Numbat
Origin of Numbat
Nyungar (Pama-Nyungan language of southwestern Australia) numbad
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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