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ko·a·la

 (kō-ä′lə)
n.
An arboreal Australian marsupial (Phascolarctos cinereus) that has dense grayish fur, large ears, and sharp claws and feeds chiefly on the leaves of eucalyptus trees.

[Probably from misreading of earlier coola, koolah, from Dharuk gula, gulawany.]

koala

(kəʊˈɑːlə) or

koala bear

n
(Animals) a slow-moving Australian arboreal marsupial, Phascolarctus cinereus, having dense greyish fur and feeding on eucalyptus leaves and bark. Also called (Austral): native bear
[from a native Australian language]

ko•a•la

art at Kolomna
(koʊˈɑ lə)

n., pl. -las.
a gray, tree-dwelling Australian marsupial, Phascolarctos cinereus, resembling a teddy bear.
[1800–10; erroneous sp. for earlier koola(h) < Dharuk gú-la]

ko·a·la

(kō-ä′lə)
A tree-dwelling Australian marsupial that resembles a small bear. Koalas have grayish fur, large ears, and sharp claws, and they feed exclusively on leaves and shoots of the eucalyptus tree.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.koala - sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with grey furry ears and coatkoala - sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with grey furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark
opossum, phalanger, possum - small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
Translations
كوالاكوالا: حيوان أسترالي يُشْبِه الدب
koala
koalapussikarhu
koala
koala
koala
pokabjörn
コアラ
koala
koala
koala
koala
koala
koala
koala

koala

[kəʊˈɑːlə] N (also koala bear) → koala m

koala

[kəʊˈɑːlə] n (also koala bear) → koala m

koala

n (also koala bear)Koala(bär) m

koala

[kəʊˈɑːlə] n (also koala bear) → koala m inv

koala (bear)

(kouˈaːlə) noun
a type of Australian tree-climbing animal that looks like a small bear, the female of which carries her baby in a pouch.
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