Pronunciation: (kang"gu-rOO'), [key]
—pl. -roos, (esp. collectively) -roo.
any herbivorous marsupial of the family Macropodidae, of Australia and adjacent islands, having a small head, short forelimbs, powerful hind legs used for leaping, and a long, thick tail: several species are threatened or endangered.
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