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A very small mouse-like carnivorous marsupial with a long tail, native to Australia and New Guinea.
- ‘Common Planigales inhabit rainforest, eucalypt forest, heathland, marshland, grassland and rocky areas where there is surface cover, and usually close to water.’
- ‘Another surprise was the apparent association of Planigale populations with tall grasslands on the Tweed Coast.’
1940s: modern Latin, from Latin planus flat (referring to the flat skull of the marsupial), on the pattern of phascogale.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.