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 for Wallaby
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wallaby \Wal"la*by\, n.; pl. Wallabies. [From a native name.]
     (Zool.)
     Any one of numerous species of kangaroos belonging to the
     genus Halmaturus, native of Australia and Tasmania,
     especially the smaller species, as the brush kangaroo
     ({Halmaturus Bennettii) and the pademelon ({Halmaturus
     thetidis). The wallabies chiefly inhabit the wooded district
     and bushy plains. [Written also wallabee, and whallabee.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wallaby
      n 1: any of various small or medium-sized kangaroos; often
           brightly colored [syn: wallaby, brush kangaroo]

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