Definition of kangaroo paw in English:

kangaroo paw

Syllabification: kan·ga·roo paw

noun

  • An Australian plant that has long straplike leaves and tubular flowers with woolly outer surfaces.
    • Genera Anigozanthos and Macropidia, family Haemodoraceae: several species, in particular Mangles' kangaroo paw (A. manglesii), which is the floral emblem of Western Australia
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    • There are a whole range of different coloured kangaroo paw in front of us, but what's the idea behind this nursery?
    • In the front yard, purple hop bush and kangaroo paw reflect the rusty colors of the home.
    • Agapanthus, daylilies, kangaroo paws, lemon grass and red hot pokers are in this category.

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