genus Macropus

noun
type genus of the family Macropodidae: typical kangaroos and wallabies
Syn: ↑Macropus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Macropodidae, ↑family Macropodidae

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  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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