quokka
noun Etymology: Nyungar (Australian aboriginal language of southwest Western Australia) gwaga Date: 1830 a stocky herbivorous marsupial (Setonix brachyurus of the family Macropodidae) of southwestern Australia that has a short tail

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Quokka — (Setonix brachyurus) Systematik Unterklasse: Beutelsäuger (Metatheria) Überordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quokka — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? quokk Estado de conservación …   Wikipedia Español

  • quokka — [kwä′kə] n. a small wallaby (Setonix brachyurus) with a short tail …   English World dictionary

  • Quokka — Taxobox name = Quokka status = VU trend = decreasing status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2008 | assessors =de Tores, P., Burbidge, A., Morris, K. Friend, T.| year = 12008 | id = 20165 | title = Setonix brachyurus | downloaded = 11 October… …   Wikipedia

  • Quokka — Quokka …   Wikipédia en Français

  • quokka — kvoka statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Setonyx brachyurus angl. quokka; scrub pademelon; short tailed pademelon; short tailed scrub wallaby; short tailed wallaby vok. Kurzschwanzkänguruh rus. квокка;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • quokka — /kwok euh/, n. a small wallaby, Setonix brachyurus, inhabiting islands and swampy areas in southwestern Australia. [1860 65; < Nyungar kwaka] * * *       marsupial mammal, a species of wallaby (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • quokka — noun A cat sized marsupial (Setonix brachyurus) found in southwestern Australia …   Wiktionary

  • quokka — quòk·ka s.m.inv. TS zool.com. piccolo canguro (Setonyx brachyurus) diffuso nell Australia occidentale e nelle isole Rottnest e Bald {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: da una voce indigena australiana …   Dizionario italiano

  • Quokka — Quok|ka das; s, s <aus dem Austr.> früher in Westaustralien weit verbreitetes, heute nur noch in Restpopulationen anzutreffendes Kurzschwanzkänguru …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”