Poephaga Po*eph"a*ga, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. pohfa`gos grass eating; po`a grass + fagei^n to eat.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of herbivorous marsupials including the kangaroos and their allies. -- {Po*eph"a*gous}, a. [1913 Webster]

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