Definition of Bilby

1. Noun. Bandicoot with leathery ears like a rabbit.

Exact synonyms: Macrotis Lagotis, Rabbit Bandicoot, Rabbit-eared Bandicoot
Generic synonyms: Bandicoot
Group relationships: Genus Macrotis, Macrotis

Definition of Bilby

1. Noun. Australian desert marsupial, with distinctive large ears and approximately the size of a rabbit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bilby

1. a small nocturnal mammal [n -BIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bilby

bilayered
bilayerlike
bilayers
bilberries
bilberry
bilberrying
bilbies
bilbo
bilboa
bilboas
bilboe
bilboes
bilboquet
bilboquets
bilbos
bilby (current term)
bilcock
bilcocks
bildungsroman
bildungsromans
bile
bile-salt sulfotransferase
bile acid
bile acid-CoA ligase
bile acid 3alpha-sulfate sulfohydrolase
bile acid 7 alpha-dehydroxylase
bile acid 7alpha-dehydratase
bile acid tolerance test
bile acids
bile acids and salts

Literary usage of Bilby

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"It is agreed that 268 of these cattle were not recovered by plaintiffs under the writ of replevin; nor were they tendered by bilby under the tender which he ..."

2. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1911)
"They informed the train auditor of their purpose in going to bilby and their desire to reach there as early as possible, and requested that the train be ..."

3. The Law Relating to Works of Literature and Art: Embracing the Law of by John Shortt (1871)
"bilby (ulri supra), Tempest v. Chambers (1 Stark. 68), Tomlinson v. Brittlebank (4 B. & Art. 630), Harrey v. French (1 C. & M. 17), Thompson v. ..."

4. American Annals of Education and Instruction, and Journal of Literary by William Channing Woodbridge (1833)
"... the use of Schools and private Families; or Scriptural and Moral Lessons for Infants, with observations on the manner of using them, by T. bilby and RB ..."

5. Irish Chancery Reports: Being a Series of Reports of Cases Argued and by Ireland High Court of Chancery, Ireland Rolls Court (1864)
"bilby (e) ; Mercer \. Sparks (f). Coates (with whom was WJ Sidney), in support of the pleading, ... bilby ..."

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