Definition of

Bandicoot

  1. (noun, animal) any of various agile ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands; insectivorous and herbivorous

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Alternate forms of Bandicoot

Hyponyms: bilby, macrotis lagotis, rabbit bandicoot, rabbit-eared bandicoot

Hypernyms: marsupial, pouched mammal

Origin of the word Bandicoot

  1. 1789, from Telegu pandi-kokku, lit. "pig-rat." Properly a large and destructive Indian rat; applied from 1827 to a type of insectivorous Australian marsupial somewhat resembling it. more

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Words that sound like Bandicoot

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