Definitions for wallabyˈwɒl ə bi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wal•la•byˈwɒl ə bi(n.)(pl.)-bies; -by.

  1. any of certain small to medium-sized plant-eating marsupials of the kangaroo family, Macropodidae.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of wallaby:

1790–1800; < Dharuk wa-la-ba

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wallaby, brush kangaroo(noun)

    any of various small or medium-sized kangaroos; often brightly colored

Wiktionary

  1. wallaby(Noun)

    Any of several species of marsupial; usually smaller and stockier than kangaroos

  2. Origin: From wolabā, an Australian Aboriginal word from New South Wales.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wallaby(noun)

    any one of numerous species of kangaroos belonging to the genus Halmaturus, native of Australia and Tasmania, especially the smaller species, as the brush kangaroo (H. Bennettii) and the pademelon (H. thetidis). The wallabies chiefly inhabit the wooded district and bushy plains

Freebase

  1. Wallaby

    A wallaby is any of about thirty species of Macropodidae family. It is an informal designation generally used for any macropod that is smaller than a kangaroo or wallaroo that has not been designated otherwise.

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