kangaroo dog

kangaroo dog
: an Australian breed of rough-haired dogs that resemble greyhounds and that are used for hunting kangaroos

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kangaroo dog noun
An Australian breed of dog bred to hunt kangaroos
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Main Entry:kangaroo

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kangaroo dog,
a breed of dog similar to the greyhound, used in Australia for hunting the kangaroo.

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