bilby


bil·by

noun \ˈbil-bē\
plural bilbies

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

Rhymes with BILBY

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: bilcock
Previous Word in the Dictionary: bilboquet
All Words Near: bilby

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up bilby? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).