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bilby

[bil-bee] /ˈbɪl bi/
noun, plural bilbies.
Also, bilbi.
Origin
Yuwaalaraay
1900-1905
1900-05; < Yuwaalaraay (Australian Aboriginal language of N New South Wales) bilbi
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bilby

/ˈbɪlbɪ/
noun (pl) -bies
1.
a burrowing marsupial of the genus Macrotis of Australia having long pointed ears and grey fur Also called rabbit bandicoot, dalgyte
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