bettong

noun bet·tong \ˈbe-ˌtȯŋ, -ˌtäŋ\
variants: less commonly

bettonga

\ˈbe-ˌtȯŋ-gə, -ˌtäŋ\

Definition of bettong

plural

-s

  1. :  any of several kangaroos of the genus Bettongia

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Origin and Etymology of bettong

native name in Australia


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