bilby

or bil·bi

[bil-bee]

Origin of bilby

1900–05; < Yuwaalaraay (Australian Aboriginal language of N New South Wales) bilbi
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for bilby

Historical Examples of bilby


British Dictionary definitions for bilby

bilby

noun plural -bies
  1. a burrowing marsupial of the genus Macrotis of Australia having long pointed ears and grey furAlso called: rabbit bandicoot, dalgyte
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012