kangaroo paw

noun

Definition of kangaroo paw

: an Australian sedgelike spring-flowering herb (Anigozanthos manglesii) of the family Amaryllidaceae having the clustered flowers covered with greenish wool except at their red bases

called also kangaroo's-foot

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“Kangaroo paw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kangaroo%20paw. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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