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rabbit-eared bandicoot

[ rab-it-eerd ]
/ ˈræb ɪtˌɪərd /
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noun

any of several bandicoots of the genus Macrotis, especially M. lagotis, of the Australian region, having leathery, rabbitlike ears and a long, pointed snout: an endangered species.

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Also called bilby, rabbit bandicoot.

Origin of rabbit-eared bandicoot

First recorded in 1825–35

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