Definition of Kangaroos

1. Noun. (plural of kangaroo) ¹

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Definition of Kangaroos

1. kangaroo [n] - See also: kangaroo

Medical Definition of Kangaroos

1. Herbivorous leaping mammals of Australia, new guinea, and adjacent islands. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kangaroos

kangaroo courts
kangaroo hare
kangaroo jerboa
kangaroo mice
kangaroo mouse
kangaroo paw
kangaroo paws
kangaroo rat
kangaroo rats
kangaroo route
kangaroo routes
kangaroo word
kangaroo words
kangri burn carcinoma
kangri cancer

Literary usage of Kangaroos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Then there is a great amount of human food available where kangaroos are ... From one hindrance or another, kangaroos seldom run "their level best," and can ..."

2. Hood's Own: Or, Laughter from Year to Year: Being Former Runnings of His by Thomas Hood (1855)
"A PAIR of married kangaroos (The case is oft a human one too) Were greatly puzzled once to choose A trade to put their eldest son to : A little brisk and ..."

3. New Homes for the Old Country: A Personal Experience of the Political and by George Smyth Baden-Powell (1872)
"ING partly to the sport they afford, and partly to the grass they eat, kangaroos are greatly hunted both with the dog and with the gun : the former method ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It is, therefore, a form of great interest, as showing a structure of foot connecting that of the kangaroos vith that of the ..."

5. Leaves from a naturalist's note-book by Andrew Wilson (1882)
"branches of the family—we recognise their relationship to the kangaroos with ... The only animals which so closely resemble the kangaroos that they might bo ..."

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