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rat-kangaroo

[rat-kang-guh-roo] /ˈrætˌkæŋ gəˌru/
noun, plural rat-kangaroos.
1.
any of several rabbit-sized, ratlike Australian kangaroos of the subfamily Potoroinae.
Origin of rat-kangaroo
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50
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British Dictionary definitions for rat kangaroo

rat kangaroo

noun
1.
any of several ratlike kangaroos of the genera Bettongia, Potorous, Aepyprymnus, etc, found on the Australian mainland and in Tasmania
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