burramys

/ (ˈbʌrəmɪs) /

noun

the very rare mountain pigmy possum, Burramys parvus, of Australia. It is about the size of a rat and restricted in habitat to very high altitudes, mainly Mt Hotham, Victoria. Until 1966 it was known only as a fossil

Nearby words

  1. burr,
  2. burr cut,
  3. burr, aaron,
  4. burr-hamilton duel,
  5. burra,
  6. burrata,
  7. burrawang,
  8. burred,
  9. burrell,
  10. burrell collection

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