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roo

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Pronunciation: /ruː
 
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Definition of roo in English:

noun

Australian informal
A kangaroo.
Example sentences
  • I said, No, I used to, we used to shoot rabbits and roos and stuff, but we haven't been, it's just the target shooting.
  • Meanwhile, however, as they cleared the land and created and improved watering places for livestock, the settlers enabled the roos to multiply exponentially.
  • In much the same way that steers yield far better meat than cows in beef cattle, young male roos make the best eating.

Origin

early 20th century: shortened form.

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