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wom·bat

 (wŏm′băt′)
n.
Any of several stocky burrowing Australian marsupials of the family Vombatidae, somewhat resembling a small bear and feeding mainly on grass, leaves, and roots.

[Dharuk wambad.]

wombat

(ˈwɒmbæt)
n
(Animals) any of various burrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials, esp Vombatus ursinus, constituting the family Vombatidae and having short limbs, a heavy body, and coarse dense fur
[C18: from a native Australian language]

wom•bat

(ˈwɒm bæt)

n.
any of several stocky, burrowing, herbivorous marsupials of the family Vombatidae, of Australia, about the size of a badger.
[1790–1800; < Dharuk]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wombat - burrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials about the size of a badgerwombat - burrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials about the size of a badger
marsupial, pouched mammal - mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
Translations
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wombat
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