boongary

noun

boon·​ga·​ry
ˈbüŋgərē
plural -es
: a small tree wallaby (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) native to Queensland

Word History

Etymology

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 24 Apr. 2024.

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