- a burrowing rat kangaroo, Bettongia lesueur, found on islands off Western Australia
from Nyungar (an extinct native language of SW Australia) burdi
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"It was something Portia said," returns the Boodie, composedly.
The Boodie had been in the room when they were discussing Stephen with her mother.
"Go on," says Stephen to the Boodie, who is still lost in thought.
I found them certainly in your room up-stairs—your sitting-room—but I gave them to the Boodie.
But, unfortunately, the Boodie has not yet quite finished all she has to say.