Tasmanian devil

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

Definition of Tasmanian devil

  1. :  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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