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n. pl. jo·eys Australian
A young marsupial, especially a baby kangaroo.

[Origin unknown.]


1. (Animals) a young kangaroo or possum
2. a young animal or child
[C19: from a native Australian language]


(ˈdʒoʊ i)

n., pl. -eys. Australian.
a young animal, esp. a kangaroo.
[1830–40; orig. uncertain]


n (Austral inf) → junges Känguru
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