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bilby

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noun, bil·by \ˈbil-bē\

Definition of bilby

plural bilbies

  1. :  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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