Definition of Paddymelon

1. Noun. Small reddish-brown wallabies of scrubby areas of Australia and New Guinea.

Exact synonyms: Pademelon
Generic synonyms: Brush Kangaroo, Wallaby
Group relationships: Genus Thylogale, Thylogale



Definition of Paddymelon

1. Noun. (alternative form of pademelon) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paddymelon

paddling
paddling pool
paddling pools
paddlings
paddock
paddocked
paddocking
paddocks
paddy
paddy bird
paddy field
paddy paw
paddy wagon
paddy wagons
paddymelon (current term)
paddymelons
paddywack
paddywacked
paddywacking
paddywacks
paddywagon
paddywagons
paddywhack
paddywhacks
padel
padelion
padella
padellas
pademelon

Literary usage of Paddymelon

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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"212 : " Had hunted clown a paddymelon (a very small species of kangaroo, ... paddymelon-Stick, n. a stick used by the aborigines for knock- ing faddy melons ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"212 : " Had hunted down a paddymelon (a very small species of kangaroo, which is found ... paddymelon-Stick, n. a stick used by the aborigines for knocking ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... or other natural object A member of the Kangaroo associations may not slay or eat the kangaroo, which he holds in honour, and a paddymelon must abstain ..."

4. On the Wool Track by Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean (1910)
"up in the north, whirling along a hilltop amongst paddymelon holes—which, whether the paddymelon really makes them or not, are uncomfortable little pitfalls ..."

5. The Story of the Exposition: Being the Official History of the International by Frank Morton Todd (1921)
"For the benefit of those that did not see them we may explain that the wallaby and the paddymelon, or pademelon, appeared to be simply kangaroos of too ..."

6. The Story of the Exposition: Being the Official History of the International by Frank Morton Todd (1921)
"For the benefit of those that did not see them we may explain that the wallaby and the paddymelon, or pademelon, appeared to be simply kangaroos of too ..."

7. Vision: A Magazine for Youth (1889)
"... or paddymelon from its seclusion. The cantering horses—two of which were freighted with cargoes of inexperience— the winding road through the "bush," ..."

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