kangaroo: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kang"gu-r'), [key]
— pl. -roos, -roo.
- any herbivorous marsupial of the family Macropodidae, of Australia and adjacent islands, having a small head, short forelimbs, powerful hind legs used for leaping, and a long, thick tail: several species are threatened or endangered.
- kangaroo (Thesaurus)