kangaroo dog


noun

an Australian breed of large rough-haired dog that resembles a greyhound and is bred to hunt kangaroos

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  • He said you couldn't place a kangaroo-dog second in a horse-race.

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  • But it remains on the annals of Buckatowndown how a kangaroo-dog ran second for the Town Plate.

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