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roo bar

- An Australian term for a metal bar on the front of a car or truck that prevents the vehicle from being damaged in the event of a collision with an animal (such as a kangaroo).
See also related terms for truck.
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It's not very outback, no corks hanging from the rear view mirror or 'roo bars and sideguards but it is all-wheel drive and it is one of the original 'crossovers' although in the olden days we called them estates.
The 'roo bars mounted on the prow, Will fend off any errant cow, Lollipop gents all cringe with fear, Whenever 4x4s draw near.