any of several large East Indian rats of the genus Nesokia.
any of several insectivorous and herbivorous marsupials of the family Peramelidae, of Australia and New Guinea: some are endangered.
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How to use bandicoot in a sentence
That red-headed bandicoot of a Chub has got into a habit o' playin' football with me an' usin' me fer the ball.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends | Stanley R. Matthews
To all the early settlers in the bush the bandicoot is well known.
When assailed it grunts like a pig, hence its Telegu name Pandi-koku, from which the word bandicoot is derived.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon | Robert A. Sterndale
I turned toward the hut suspiciously, and saw the bandicoot sitting on a top-rail, watching me, and dangling her feet to and fro.
There was a strange man approaching rapidly, and the bandicoot's courage collapsed.
British Dictionary definitions for bandicoot
any agile terrestrial marsupial of the family Peramelidae of Australia and New Guinea. They have a long pointed muzzle and a long tail and feed mainly on small invertebrates
bandicoot rat or mole rat any of three burrowing rats of the genera Bandicota and Nesokia, of S and SE Asia: family Muridae
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