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kangaroonoun [C]

uk   /ˌkæŋ.ɡərˈuː/  us   /-ɡəˈruː/ (plural kangaroos or kangaroo)
(Definition of kangaroo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kangaroonoun [C]

 us   /ˌkæŋ·ɡəˈru/ (plural kangaroos)
a ​type of ​large, Australian ​mammal with a ​long, ​thicktail, ​shortfrontlegs, and ​longpowerful back ​legs, that moves by ​jumping
(Definition of kangaroo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kangaroo”
in Korean 캥거루…
in Arabic كَنْغَر…
in Malaysian kanggaru…
in French kangourou…
in Russian кенгуру…
in Chinese (Traditional) 袋鼠…
in Italian canguro…
in Turkish kanguru…
in Polish kangur…
in Spanish canguro…
in Vietnamese chuột túi…
in Portuguese canguru…
in Thai จิงโจ้…
in German das Känguruh…
in Catalan cangur…
in Japanese カンガルー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 袋鼠…
in Indonesian kanguru…
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