One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The honey possum, Tarsipes rostratus (family Tarsipedidae), a tiny marsupial with a long pointed snout and a prehensile tail that is restricted to south-west Australia and feeds exclusively upon nectar and pollen.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Gilbert (1779–1852), Congregational minister. From Nyungar (Perth–Albany region) ngulbunggur.
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