Any of several Thylogale species which are smaller relatives of the kangaroo and wallaby the smallest members of the macropod family, Macropodidae.(noun)
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Use "pademelon" in a sentence
"The term pademelon varies regionally in its application but may be taken to be a small wallaby."
" Her mate would normally have done the hunting then, bringing whole birds or a pademelon or the bloody haunch of a kangaroo to the lair."
"It has not yet been determined by baraminologists whether kangaroos form a holobaramin with the wallaby, tree-kangaroo, wallaroo, pademelon and quokka, or if all these species are in fact apobaraminic or polybaraminic."