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rock wallaby

noun
1.
any wallaby of the genus Petrogale, having a banded or striped coat, slender body, and long legs and feet, inhabiting caves and rocky areas in Australia.
Origin of rock wallaby
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45
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  • He was as strong as a young bull, and as active as a rock wallaby—and ride!

    Robbery Under Arms Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
  • They rode and rode, but Warrigal was gone like a rock wallaby.

    Robbery Under Arms Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
  • I saw two kangaroos and one rock wallaby, but they were too wild to allow me to approach near enough to get a shot at them.

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