Definition of koala noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəʊˈɑːlə//
; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈɑːlə//
(also koala bear) Wild mammals
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an Australian animal with thick grey fur, large ears and no tail. Koalas live in trees and eat leaves. See related entries: Wild mammals Word Originearly 19th cent.: from Dharuk.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: koala