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kangaroo

noun [C]     /ˌkæŋ.ɡərˈuː/ US  /-ɡəˈruː/ (plural kangaroos or kangaroo)
B1 a large Australian mammal with a long stiff tail , short front legs and long powerful back legs on which it moves by jumping Wild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
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