from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various small marsupials of the suborder Macropodiformes and especially of the family Potoroidae of New Guinea, Australia, and adjacent islands, resembling large rodents.

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  • noun Any of several small marsupials, of the family Potoroidae, from coastal Australia

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  • noun any of several rabbit-sized ratlike Australian kangaroos


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