bettong

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bettong

(bɛˈtɒŋ)
n
(Animals) a species of rat kangaroo of Australia having a short nose
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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Noun1.bettong - short-nosed rat kangaroobettong - short-nosed rat kangaroo    
rat kangaroo, kangaroo rat - any of several rabbit-sized ratlike Australian kangaroos
Bettongia, genus Bettongia - jerboa kangaroo