bilby

noun bil·by \ ˈbil-bē \

Definition of bilby

plural bilbies
: either of two burrowing nocturnal bandicoots (Macrotis lagotis and M. leucura) having a long tapered muzzle and large pointed ears called also rabbit-eared bandicoot

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Origin and Etymology of bilby

Yuwaalaraay (Australian aboriginal language of northern New South Wales) bilbi


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