Definition of hare wallaby in English:

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hare wallaby

noun

A small, agile, fast-moving Australian wallaby with orange rings of fur around the eyes.
  • Genera Lagorchestes and Lagostrophus, family Macropodidae: several species
Example sentences
  • When a rufous hare wallaby is disturbed in the burrow, it will jump out quickly and try to escape.
  • The banded hare wallaby was once common over the semi-arid regions of southern Western Australia.
  • Banded hare wallabies currently live on uninhabited islands, so they have little interaction with humans.

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Syllabification: hare wal·la·by

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