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Noun: kangaroo  ,kang-gu'roo
  1. Any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail
    "the indigenous fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"

Derived forms: kangaroos

Type of: marsupial, pouched mammal

Part of: family Macropodidae, Macropodidae

Encyclopedia: Kangaroo, Wisconsin