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

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