Definition of rabbit-eared bandicoot in English:

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rabbit-eared bandicoot

(also rabbit bandicoot)

noun

A burrowing Australian bandicoot with long ears, long limbs, and a long furry tail. Also called bilby.
  • Family Thylacomyidae and genus Macrotis: two species, one of which is possibly extinct
Example sentences
  • Animals that most people in the area had never seen-such as the squirrel-sized kangaroo known as a potoroo, the rabbit-eared bandicoot or bilby, and the platypus-were back and reproducing in the refuge.
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