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(Plants) any plant of the Australian genus Anigozanthos, resembling a kangaroo's paw, esp the red-and-green flowered A. manglesii, which is the floral emblem of Western Australia: family Haemodoraceae
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|Noun||1.||kangaroo paw - sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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