Definition of red kangaroo in English:

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red kangaroo

noun

A large kangaroo of Australian grasslands, the male of which has a russet-red coat and the female (also called blue flyer) typically a blue-grey coat.
  • Macropus rufus, family Macropodidae
Example sentences
  • For an instant, a small tree glows in the light, then a bush, then three red kangaroos.
  • Largest and fleetest are the red kangaroos of the wide open plains of inland Australia.
  • There are red kangaroos bounding all over the place, it is a beautiful bit of dry bush country.

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