potoroo

[poh-tuh-roo]

noun, plural po·to·roos.

any of several small, ratlike kangaroos of the genus Potorous, of Australia.

Origin of potoroo

1790; perhaps < Dharuk
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British Dictionary definitions for potoroo

potoroo

noun

another name for kangaroo rat

Word Origin for potoroo

from a native Australian language
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