A species of huge rat Mus giganteus found in India and Ceylon it will a great deal problems for rice industries and home gardens
- any of numerous agile ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands; insectivorous and herbivorous
- a types of huge rat (Mus giganteus), present in India and Ceylon. It can a great deal problems for rice areas and landscapes.
- A ratlike marsupial animal (genus Perameles) of a few types, found in Australia and Tasmania.
1789, from Telugu pandi-kokku, virtually "pig-rat." Precisely a sizable and destructive Indian rat; used from 1827 to a form of insectivorous Australian marsupial somewhat resembling it.
(letter.) A species of large rat (Mus giganteus), found in Asia and Ceylon. It will a great deal problems for rice fields and gardens.
- (n.) A ratlike marsupial pet (genus Perameles) of a number of types, found in Australia and Tasmania.
Other terrestrial marsupials are the wombat (Phascolomys), a large, clumsy, burrowing animal, not unlike a pig, which attains a weight of from 60 to 100 lb; the bandicoot (Perameles), a rat-like creature whose depredations annoy the agriculturist; the native cat (Dasyurus), noted robber of the poultry yard; the Tasmanian wolf (Thylacinus), which preys on large game; and the recently discovered Notoryctes, a small animal which burrows like a mole in the desert of the interior.