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wombat

noun wom·bat \ˈwäm-ˌbat\

: an Australian animal that looks like a small bear

Full Definition of WOMBAT

:  any of several stocky burrowing Australian marsupials (genera Vombatus and Lasiorhinus of the family Vombatidae) resembling small bears

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Origin of WOMBAT

Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) wambad
First Known Use: 1798

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