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name for a variety of hopping marsupials, or pouched mammals, of the family Macropodidae, found in Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. The term is applied especially to the large kangaroos of the genus Macropus.
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a small wallaby of the genus Thylogale, of coastal scrubby regions of Australia
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