Tasmanian
Tasmanian Tas*ma"ni*an (t[a^]z*m[=a]"n[i^]*an), a. Of or pertaining to Tasmania, or Van Diemen's Land. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Tasmania; specifically (Ethnol.), in the plural, the race of men that formerly inhabited Tasmania, but is now extinct. [1913 Webster]

{Tasmanian cider tree}. (Bot.) See the Note under {Eucalyptus}.

{Tasmanian devil}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Devil}.

{Tasmanian wolf} (Zo["o]l.), a savage carnivorous marsupial; -- called also {zebra wolf}. See {Zebra wolf}, under {Wolf}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tasmanian — See Tasmania. * * * I Any member of a now extinct population of Tasmania. An isolate population of Australian Aboriginals who entered Tasmania 25,000–40,000 years ago, they were cut off from the mainland when a general rise in the sea level… …   Universalium

  • Tasmanian — n. & adj. n. 1 a native of Tasmania, an island State of Australia. 2 a person of Tasmanian descent. adj. of or relating to Tasmania. Phrases and idioms: Tasmanian devil a bearlike nocturnal flesh eating marsupial, Sarcophilus harrisii, now found… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tasmanian — ta·sma·nian s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS tess. pregiato tessuto di lana, usato spec. per confezionare abiti maschili | estens., abito confezionato con tale tessuto {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: ingl. tasmanian propr. tasmaniano …   Dizionario italiano

  • Tasmanian — adjective or noun see Tasmania …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tasmanian — 1. adjective Of or relating to Tasmania. 2. noun An inhabitant or a resident of the state of Tasmania. Syn: Taswegian …   Wiktionary

  • Tasmanian — ISO 639 3 Code : xtz ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Extinct …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Tasmanian — n. resident of Tasmania adj. of or from Tasmania …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tasmanian — [taz meɪnɪən] noun a native or inhabitant of the Australian state of Tasmania. adjective relating to Tasmania …   English new terms dictionary

  • tasmanian — tas·ma·ni·an …   English syllables

  • Tasmanian — /tæzˈmeɪniən/ (say taz mayneeuhn) noun 1. someone who was born in Tasmania, or for whom it has come to be the home state. 2. one of the Aboriginal people living in Tasmania before white settlement or a descendant of them. –adjective 3. of or… …   Australian English dictionary

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