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joey

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noun jo·ey \ˈjō-ē\

Simple Definition of joey

  • : a baby kangaroo

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of joey

Australian

  1. :  a baby animal; especially :  a baby kangaroo

Origin and Etymology of joey

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1839

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