quokka


quokka

quokka [kwok-uh] Word Origin noun

  1. a small wallaby, Setonix brachyurus, inhabiting islands and swampy areas in southwestern Australia.

Origin of quokka First recorded in 1860–65, quokka is from the Nyungar word kwaka British Dictionary definitions for quokka quokka noun

  1. a small wallaby, Setonix brachyurus, of Western Australia, occurring mostly on offshore islands

Word Origin for quokka from a native Australian language

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