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jerboa kangaroo definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: brush-tailed rat kangaroo [syn: jerboa kangaroo, kangaroo jerboa]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Jerboa Jer*bo"a, n. [Ar. yarb?'.] (Zo["o]l.) Any small jumping rodent of the genus Dipus, esp. D. [AE]gyptius, which is common in Egypt and the adjacent countries. The jerboas have very long hind legs and a long tail. [Written also gerboa.] Note: The name is also applied to other small jumping rodents, as the Pedetes Caffer, of the Cape of Good Hope. Jerboa kangaroo (Zo["o]l.), small Australian kangaroo (Bettongia penicillata), about the size of a common hare.



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