Definition of kowari in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəˈwɑːri/

noun (plural kowaris)

A small carnivorous marsupial with a pointed snout, large eyes, and a black bushy tip to the tail, found in central Australia.
  • Dasycercus byrnei, family Dasyuridae.


From Diyari and Ngamini (Aboriginal languages) kariri.

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