What is another word for kangaroo?

289 synonyms found


[ kˈaŋɡɐɹˌuː], [ kˈaŋɡɐɹˌuː], [ k_ˈa_ŋ_ɡ_ɐ_ɹ_ˌuː]

Kangaroo, the well-known Australian marsupials, have several synonyms that you may not be aware of. Depending on the location, kangaroos are also known by other names such as wallaby, pademelon, and tree-kangaroo. The term wallaby refers to the smaller-sized species of kangaroos, while the pademelons are the smallest wallabies found in Tasmania, and tree-kangaroos are the arboreal species of kangaroos, living in the tree canopy. Moreover, some other synonyms for kangaroo include hopping animal, pogo, and Joey, which is the name given to a baby kangaroo. These species are unique and awe-inspiring and have played an essential role in the Australian ecosystem for centuries.

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Usage examples for Kangaroo

"Him tummel aller same kangaroo," he said, with a grin, making movements with his body like a man being flung off a horse.
"In the Musgrave Ranges"
Jim Bushman
It was long and supple, made of plaited kangaroo-hide, and ended in a well-rounded lash.
"In the Musgrave Ranges"
Jim Bushman
From the South, I hear- as if she was a kangaroo or a Fiji Islander.
"Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero"
F. Hopkinson Smith

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