Wallaby meaning

wŏlə-bē
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Any of various marsupials of the family Macropodidae of Australia and adjacent islands, resembling kangaroos but generally smaller.
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Any of various small and medium-sized herbivorous marsupials (family Macropodidae) that are very similar to kangaroos.
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Any of several species of marsupial; usually smaller and stockier than kangaroos.
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Origin of wallaby

  • Dharuk walaba

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

  • From wolabā, an Australian Aboriginal word from New South Wales.

    From Wiktionary