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.
A large kangaroo (Macropus robustus) of rocky regions, characterized by a stocky body and broad, thickly padded feet.
The common wallaroo, Macropus robustus; the most common and widely spread species of the three.
Origin of wallaroo
- Dharuk walaru
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Dharug walaru.