Tasmanian

Tasmanian
n. & adj.
—n.
1 a native of Tasmania, an island State of Australia.
2 a person of Tasmanian descent.
—adj. of or relating to Tasmania.
Phrases and idioms:
Tasmanian devil a bearlike nocturnal flesh-eating marsupial, Sarcophilus harrisii, now found only in Tasmania.
Etymology: Tasmania f. A. J. Tasman, Du. navigator d. 1659, who discovered the island

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