Quokka definition

kwŏkə
A short-tailed herbivorous marsupial (Setonix brachyurus) found in coastal areas of southwest Australia.
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A small wallaby (Setonix brachyurus) with a short tail.
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A cat-sized marsupial, Setonix brachyurus, of southwestern Australia.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
quokka
Plural:
quokkas

Origin of quokka

  • Nyungar (Pama-Nyungan language of southwest Australia) gwaga

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition