from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A marsupial of the family Macropodidae, which includes the kangaroos, wallabies, tree kangaroos and pademelons.
  • n. Any one of a group of maioid crabs remarkable for the length of their legs; — called also spider crab.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of a group of maioid crabs remarkable for the length of their legs; -- called also spider crab.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having long or large feet or legs.
  • n. A long-legged or long-footed animal.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Jude Eliacin, a 39-year-old customer, wondered whether there's a difference between the animals, both members of the macropod family.

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  • Yadav, had studied macropod distribution on small land-bridge islands offshore from western Australia.

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  • They calculated the density at which each macropod species populated its habitat.

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  • Some of the smaller islands held only a single macropod species, the tammar or the rock wallaby.

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  • Main and Yadav were interested in macropod conservation, not theory.

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  • Hi LA Lawyer, You could export the userform from its existing document, then macropod replied to LA Lawyer on Thursday, April 15, 2010 3: 14 AM articles

  • Later that day a mother-of-three encountered the aroused kangaroo at a night-time speedway meeting, while a man said he challenged the intimidating macropod and came off second best, receiving a swift punch in response.

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  • In Greek, macropod means "long foot", which is appropriate as most macropods have very long hind feet with long strong toes.

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  • The Euro is another term for the wallaroo, a macropod found over most of eastern Australia.

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  • For each island under scrutiny, they noted the presence or absence of various macropod species, the island’s size, and its diversity of vegetation.

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