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Related to rat kangaroo: Hypsiprymnodon moschatus
Any of various small marsupials of the suborder Macropodiformes and especially of the family Potoroidae of New Guinea, Australia, and adjacent islands, resembling large rodents.
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(Animals) any of several ratlike kangaroos of the genera Bettongia, Potorous, Aepyprymnus, etc, found on the Australian mainland and in Tasmania
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|Noun||1.||rat kangaroo - any of several rabbit-sized ratlike Australian kangaroos|
kangaroo - any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail
potoroo - Australian rat kangaroos
bettong - short-nosed rat kangaroo
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