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Tasmanian devil

Tasmanian devil

noun Tas·ma·nian devil \(ˌ)taz-ˈmā-nē-ən-, -nyən-\

Definition of TASMANIAN DEVIL

:  a heavily built carnivorous nocturnal Tasmanian marsupial (Sarcophilus harrisii) that is about the size of a badger and has powerful jaws and teeth and a chiefly black coat marked with white on the chest

First Known Use of TASMANIAN DEVIL

circa 1867

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