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potoroo

[poh-tuh-roo] /ˌpoʊ təˈru/
noun, plural potoroos.
1.
any of several small, ratlike kangaroos of the genus Potorous, of Australia.
Origin
1790
1790; perhaps < Dharuk
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potoroo

/ˌpɒtəˈruː/
noun
1.
another name for kangaroo rat
Word Origin
from a native Australian language
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