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noun wal·la·by \ˈwä-lə-bē\

: an Australian animal that is like a small kangaroo

plural wallabies also wallaby

Full Definition of WALLABY

:  any of various small or medium-sized kangaroos (especially genus Macropus) — compare rock wallaby

Illustration of WALLABY

Origin of WALLABY

Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) walabi, waliba
First Known Use: circa 1798
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