Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the suborder Macropodiformes — marsupials including kangaroos and wallabies.

Etymologies

Macropus +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also yesterday, I read "A new Pleistocene tree-kangaroo (Dirpotodontia; Macropodidae) from the Nullarbor Plain of south-central Australia."

    An Old Klingon Proverb

  • The quokka (Setonix brachyurus, VU) is a member of the kangaroo family (Macropodidae).

    Biological diversity in Southwest Australia

  • It could be traced back to a journal paper that two researchers in Australia had published, in 1971, on the ecological requirements of certain species of Macropodidae, the marsupial family that includes wallabies and kangaroos.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Family of Macropodidae can be found in the pound including the biggest red kangaroo and the yellow-footed rock wallaby.

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