Definition of wallaby
: any of various small or medium-sized kangaroos (especially genus Macropus) — compare rock wallaby
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Most plant and animal species share a history with multiple close relatives—kangaroos with wallabies, eagles with hawks, peach trees with cherry trees, and so on.
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Origin and Etymology of wallaby
Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) walabi, waliba
First Known Use: circa 1798See Words from the same year
WALLABY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wallaby for English Language Learners
: an Australian animal that is like a small kangaroo
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