boongary

noun
boon·​ga·​ry | \ ˈbüŋgərē \
plural -es

Definition of boongary

: a small tree wallaby (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) native to Queensland

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History and Etymology for boongary

borrowed from Warrgamay (Australian Aboriginal language of the lower Herbert River, Queensland) bulŋgari

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“Boongary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boongary. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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