Word of the Day – Dec. 9 – Wallaroo

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Noun: Wallaroo (wah-luh-ROO)

Definition:

1. A large reddish-gray kangaroo (Macropus robustus) — called also euro.

2. Either of two kangaroos (Macropus antelopinus and M. bernardus) related to the wallaroo.

Sample sentence: Wallaroos are among the approximately 200 species of marsupials found in Australia, New Guinea, and neighboring islands.

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