Macropodidae

plural noun Mac·ro·pod·i·dae \ˌmakrəˈpädəˌdē\

Definition of Macropodidae

  1. :  a family of diprotodont marsupial mammals comprising the kangaroos, wallabies, and rat kangaroos that are all saltatory animals with long hind limbs and weakly developed forelimbs and are typically inoffensive terrestrial herbivores

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Origin and Etymology of macropodidae

New Latin, from Macropod-, Macropus, type genus + -idae


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