wallaby

Definitions of wallaby
  1. noun
    any of various small or medium-sized kangaroos; often brightly colored
    synonyms: brush kangaroo
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    Macropus agiles, common wallaby
    a small wallaby having a height of 30 inches
    hare wallaby, kangaroo hare
    small Australian wallaby that resembles a hare and has persistent teeth
    nail-tailed kangaroo, nail-tailed wallaby
    small wallabies with a horny nail on the tip of the tail
    rock kangaroo, rock wallaby
    slender long-legged Australian wallabies living in caves and rocky areas
    paddymelon, pademelon
    small reddish-brown wallabies of scrubby areas of Australia and New Guinea
    tree kangaroo, tree wallaby
    arboreal wallabies of New Guinea and northern Australia having hind and forelegs of similar length
    type of:
    kangaroo
    any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail
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