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noun, plural boon·ga·ries.
  1. a small, tree-dwelling kangaroo, Dendrolagus lumholtzi, inhabiting northeastern Queensland.
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Origin of boongary

1885–90; < Warrgamay (Austral Aboriginal language spoken on the lower Herbert River, Queensland) bulŋgarri
Also called Lumholtz's kangaroo.
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British Dictionary definitions for boongary


  1. a tree kangaroo, Dendrolagus lumholtzi, of northeastern Queensland
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Word Origin

from a native Australian language
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