Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small short-tailed wallaby (Setonix brachyurus) living in coastal areas of southwest Australia.

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  • n. A cat-sized marsupial (Setonix brachyurus) found in southwestern Australia.

Etymologies

Nyungar (Aboriginal language of southwest Australia) gwaga.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • Beware of the tall stories they tell. Quokka shit.

    February 14, 2011

  • Not a bilby, not a qroqqa.

    February 13, 2011

  • Ah. My cousin, the cabbage-eared bandicoot.

    December 7, 2008

  • Rugby players have pouches under their kilts?

    December 1, 2007

  • Rugby players apparently :(

    December 1, 2007

  • Aww! Who'd do that?

    November 30, 2007

  • Fairly cute critters that ought not to be kicked, thrown, tossed, or otherwise abused.

    November 30, 2007