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kangaroo

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noun kan·ga·roo \ˌkaŋ-gə-ˈrü\

Simple Definition of kangaroo

  • : an Australian animal that moves by hopping on its powerful rear legs

Full Definition of kangaroo

plural kan·ga·roos

  1. :  any of various herbivorous leaping marsupial mammals (family Macropodidae) of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands with a small head, large ears, long powerful hind legs, a long thick tail used as a support and in balancing, and rather small forelegs not used in locomotion



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