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

 

wallaby

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwɒləbi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɑːləbi//
 
(pl. wallabies) Wild mammals
 
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an Australian animal like a small kangaroo, that moves by jumping on its strong back legs and keeps its young in a pouch (= a pocket of skin) on the front of the mother’s body See related entries: Wild mammals Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Dharuk walabi or waliba.
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