from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various marsupials of the genus Wallabia and related genera, of Australia and adjacent islands, related to the kangaroos but generally smaller and often having a colorful coat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several species of marsupial; usually smaller and stockier than kangaroos
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of numerous species of kangaroos belonging to the genus Halmaturus, native of Australia and Tasmania, especially the smaller species, as the brush kangaroo (Halmaturus Bennettii) and the pademelon (Halmaturus thetidis). The wallabies chiefly inhabit the wooded district and bushy plains.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A general native name of the smaller kangaroos of Australia, especially those of the genera Halmaturus and Petrogale; a rock-kangaroo.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various small or medium-sized kangaroos; often brightly colored
Dharuk walaba.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From wolabā, an Australian Aboriginal word from New South Wales. (Wiktionary)