rock wallaby

noun

Definition of rock wallaby

: any of various medium-sized kangaroos (genus Petrogale) having a gray or brown coat usually with distinctive markings

Examples of rock wallaby in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Later, though, the officials found 16 rock wallabies sheltering at a waterfall. Matthew Abbott, New York Times, 18 Mar. 2020 Legend has it that Namondjok and Namarrgon, taking the form of short-eared rock wallabies, passed through the area and cut two crevices in the rock that are visible today. Smithsonian, 7 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of rock wallaby

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Rock wallaby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20wallaby. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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