bandicoot

[n] - any of various agile rat-like terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands
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Bandicoot

Ban'di·coot noun [ A corruption of the native name.] (Zoology) (a) A species of very large rat ( Mus giganteus ), found in India and Ceylon. It does much injury to rice fields and gardens. (b) A ratlike marsupial animal (genus Perameles ) of several species, found i...
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bandicoot

noun any of various agile ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands; insectivorous and herbivorous
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Bandicoot

• (n.) A species of very large rat (Mus giganteus), found in India and Ceylon. It does much injury to rice fields and gardens. • (n.) A ratlike marsupial animal (genus Perameles) of several species, found in Australia and Tasmania.
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bandicoot

any of about 22 species of Australasian marsupial mammals comprising the family Peramelidae. (For Asian rodents of this name, see bandicoot rat.) ...
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bandicoot

bandicoot, small marsupial mammal native to Australia and nearby islands. There are 19 species in eight genera. Bandicoots have long, pointed, shrewlike faces; gray or brown fur; and long, bushy, ratlike tails. They range in size from that of a rat to that of a rabbit. Their feet are equipped with s...
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Bandicoot

The bandicoot are various species of small marsupial belonging to the order Peramelemorphia, peculiar to Australasia. They are terrestrial animals with a long pointed head and compact body. Their forearms are short and their hind limbs relatively long. The forefeet of most species are adapted for digging, with long forefeet and strong claws on the ...
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bandicoot

Small marsupial mammal inhabiting Australia and New Guinea. There are about 11 species, family Peramelidae. Bandicoots are rat- or rabbit-sized and live in burrows. They have long snouts, eat insects, and are nocturnal. A related group, the rabbit bandicoots or bilbies, is reduced to a single...
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Bandicoot

Bandicoots are a group of about 20 species of small to medium-sized, terrestrial marsupial omnivores in the order Peramelemorphia. They are endemic to the Australia-New Guinea region. == Etymology == The bandicoot is a member of the order Peramelemorphia, and the word `bandicoot` is often used informally to refer to any peramelemorph, such as th.....
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bandicoot

small long-nosed ratlike marsupial
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