Definition of bilby
: either of two burrowing nocturnal bandicoots (Macrotis lagotis and M. leucura) having a long tapered muzzle and large pointed ears —called also rabbit-eared bandicoot
Origin of bilby
Yuwaalaraay (Australian aboriginal language of northern New South Wales) bilbi
First Known Use: 1888
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