noun, plural wal·la·bies, (especially collectively) wal·la·by.
Origin of wallaby
Examples from the Web for wallaby
They asked the director of the Buffalo Zoo for some wallaby hair.Ebola's Roots Are 50 Times Older Than Mankind. And That Could Be the Key to Stopping It.|Michael Daly|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kangaroo and wallaby hunts, shooting and fishing parties, were arranged to fill up the time in spare days.The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon|Jos Maria Gordon
We have seen no other game, except one wallaby and one kangaroo.Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart|John McDouall Stuart
During the day one of the party shot a wallaby on the beach, which made very good soup.Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John MacGillivray
One day, his son went hunting, caught a wallaby and ate it without giving his father any.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
It was quite a new kind of wallaby, and has been classed, from a specimen we brought away, as Lagorchester conspicillata.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 2|John Lort Stokes
British Dictionary definitions for wallaby (1 of 2)
noun plural -bies or -by
Word Origin for wallaby
British Dictionary definitions for wallaby (2 of 2)
noun plural -bies
Word Origin and History for wallaby
kind of small kangaroo, 1826, from native Australian wolaba.