Pronunciation: (wol"u-rOO'), [key]
—pl. -roos, (esp. collectively) -roo.
any of several large kangaroos of the genus Macropus (Osphranter), of the grassy plains of Australia, esp. M. robustus, having a reddish-gray coat and inhabiting rocky hills. Also called euro.
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