kangaroo paw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kangaroo paw sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia
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Usage

In literature:

Indeed, the two friends, beating the bushes, roused a herd of kangaroos that fled and bounded along on their elastic paws.
"Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea" by Jules Verne
But Dot noticed, by the slight trembling of the little black paw, that the Kangaroo was very nervous.
"Dot and the Kangaroo" by Ethel C. Pedley
But Dot noticed, by the slight trembling of the little black paw, that the Kangaroo was very nervous.
"Dot and the Kangaroo" by Ethel C. Pedley
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In news:

This mix of (counter-clockwise, from top left) Kangaroo paws, Echeveria 'Afterglow', Adenanthos cuneatus 'Coral Drift', and Sedum reflexum provides a daring blend of textures .
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