Poephaga

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Poephaga (Zoöl) A group of herbivorous marsupials including the kangaroos and their allies.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • poephaga A division of Marsupialia, including the kangaroos and others which feed on grass and herbage; the herbivorous marsupials.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. pohfa`gos grass eating; po`a grass + fagei^n to eat