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‘roo


‘roo [roo] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural ‘roos. Australian Informal.

  1. kangaroo.

Origin of ‘roo by shortening Examples from the Web for roo Contemporary Examples of roo

  • Fresh after Camilla and the cuddly Roo in a blanket, here’s Chaz and the acrobatic sheep.

    Photo-Special! Charles and the Leaping Sheep

    Tom Sykes

    November 8, 2012

  • And From the Department of British Tabloids This is it for England, “Roo or Die,” as the News of the World put it.

    World Cup Primer

    Joshua Robinson

    June 12, 2010

  • Historical Examples of roo

  • The “Roo chawa” describes three kinds of strange wer-animals.

    Human Animals

    Frank Hamel

  • Rudha ‘n Fhomhair, or Fhamhair (roo noher), The point of the giant.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire

    John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot

  • Rudha na Cloiche uaine (roo na clor-choo-ownyer), Greenstone point.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire

    John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot

  • Rudha mhadaidh ruaidh (roo vatter roo-ie), Fox point, or point of the red dog.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire

    John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot

  • British Dictionary definitions for roo roo noun

    1. Australian informal a kangaroo

    Word Origin and History for roo n.

    Australian colloquial shortening of kangaroo, attested from 1904.

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