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



BrE BrE//ˈwɒmbæt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɑːmbæt//
Wild mammals
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an Australian animal like a small bear, that carries its young in a pouch (= a pocket of skin) on the front of the mother’s body See related entries: Wild mammals Word Originlate 18th cent.: from Dharuk.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wombat