wallaby

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noun wal·la·by \ˈwä-lə-bē\

Definition of wallaby

plural

wallabies

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wallaby

  1. :  any of various small or medium-sized kangaroos (especially genus Macropus) — compare rock wallaby

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Origin and Etymology of wallaby

Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) walabi, waliba


First Known Use: circa 1798


WALLABY Defined for English Language Learners

wallaby

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noun wal·la·by \ˈwä-lə-bē\

Definition of wallaby for English Language Learners

  • : an Australian animal that is like a small kangaroo


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