bandicoot definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a few big rats of the genera Bandicota and Nesokia of southeast Asia.
    • any one of a number of ratlike marsupials regarding the family members Peramelidae, of Australian Continent and adjacent countries, that feed on pests and flowers and have a long, tapering snout and elongated hind legs.
    • Small Australian marsupial, of this family Peramelidae with an exceptional lengthy snout.
    • some of several ratlike marsupial associated with the genera Bandicota and Nesokia of southeast Asia.
    • A species of large rat (Mus giganteus), found in India and Ceylon. It does a great deal problems for rice fields and landscapes.
    • the ratlike marsupial animal (genus Perameles) of several species, found in Australia and Tasmania.
    • The Anglo-Indian title of this Mus giganteus of Hard-wicke, a big Indian rat, upward of 2 legs long like the tail, and evaluating 2 or 3 weight.
    • The Anglo-Australian title of any marsupial pet of the household Peramelid√¶. Also called bandicoot rat.
    • some of numerous agile ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australian Continent and adjacent countries; insectivorous and herbivorous
    • some of several big rats regarding the genera Bandicota and Nesokia of southeast Asia.
    • some of several ratlike marsupials for the household Peramelidae, of Australian Continent and adjacent countries, that prey on pests and plants and now have an extended, tapering snout and elongated hind feet.
    • Small Australian marsupial, of this family Peramelidae with a unique lengthy snout.
    • any one of a number of ratlike marsupial associated with genera Bandicota and Nesokia of southeast Asia.
    • A species of very large rat (Mus giganteus), present in India and Ceylon. It does a great deal injury to rice fields and landscapes.
    • A ratlike marsupial pet (genus Perameles) of several types, present in Australia and Tasmania.
    • The Anglo-Indian title of the Mus giganteus of Hard-wicke, a large Indian rat, up of 2 feet very long including the end, and weighing 2 or 3 weight.
    • The Anglo-Australian title of every marsupial animal of household Peramelid√¶. Also referred to as bandicoot rat.
    • any of numerous nimble ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent countries; insectivorous and herbivorous

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