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Definition of the noun tasmanian devil

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  1. small ferocious carnivorous marsupial having a mostly black coat and long tail

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  1. A large carnivorous marsupial (Sarcophilus harrisii) with a vicious temperament and found exclusively on the island of Tasmania.


Who is Tasmanian Devil?

Tasmanian Devil a.k.a. Junior Seau: Tiaina Baul "Junior" Seau Jr. was a linebacker in the National Football League. Known for his passionate playing style, he was a 10-time All-Pro, 12-time Pro Bowl selection, and named to the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team.


  1. The Tasmanian Devil, often referred to as Taz, is an animated cartoon character featured in the Warner Bros. "Looney Tunes" and "Merrie Melodies" series of cartoons. Though the character appeared in only five shorts before Warner Bros. Cartoons closed down in 1964, marketing and television appearances later propelled the character to new popularity in the 1990s. He is a very aggressive beast.
  2. Tasmanian Devil is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Comics universe. He is unrelated to the Looney Tunes character, although both characters are owned by Time Warner. He first appeared in Super Friends #7. His first canon appearance is Infinity, Inc. #32.
  3. Tasmanian Devil is a fictional character from the 1988 film Young Einstein.


"Tasmanian Devil" is a book by David Owen.

  • also known as "Tasmanian Devil: a unique and threatened animal"


The Tasmanian Devil was the name of a drag racing car in the 1960s, named after the Tasmanian Devil cartoon character.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tasmanian Devil

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Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Sweetfish - tree snake (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

Despite its sometimes violent and brutal image, the Tasmanian devil is not known to attack humans and is an inefficient...

The tasmanian devil is now regarded as the largest of the living carnivorous marsupials, following the extinction of the ...

Google previewThe Tattoo Encyclopedia (2012)

by Terisa Green

TASMANIAN DEVIL Although cartoon characters make up a large part of the tattoo designs that are done, only a few are discussed here. The Tasmanian Devil is a very popular character where the Bugs Bunny animated cartoons are shown ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pepsi-Cola Collectibles (2011)

by Stoddard

CARTOON GLASSES Beaky Buzzard Bugs Bunny Cool Cat Daffy Duck Elmer Fudd Foghorn Leghorn Henery Hawk Pepe LePew Petunia Pig Porky Pig Road Runner Slow Poke Rodriguez Sylvester Speedy Gonzales Tasmanian Devil ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animals (2007)

by Karen McGhee, George McKay

Bandicoots and quolls Some marsupials, including the catlike quolls and the Tasmanian devil, are meat-eaters. The dog-size thylacine was the largest member of this order. lt was hunted into extinction in the early 1900s. These marsupials ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

,and Sarcophilus, an ancestral Tasmanian devil.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Dasyurids are distributed widely from New Guinea to Tasmania, although Sarcophilus harrisi (Tasmanian devil), a nocturnal predator and scavenger, is now confined to Tasmania (See DEVIL FACIAL TUMOUR DISEASE ). There are about 20 ...

Google previewDinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia (2013)

by DK

Ordovician Devonian Carboniferous LIVING RELATIVE The Tasmanian devil is one of the closest.

Google previewDictionary of Eponyms (2013)

by Martin Manser

Tasmanian devil; Tasmania The ferocious marsupial known as the Tasmanian devil ultimately owes its name to the Dutch navigator Abel Janszoon Tasman ( 1603–1659). Appointed by the Dutch colonial administrator Anthony van Diemen ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

and the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii), currently threatened by a contagious facial tumor. Two catlike quolls (Dasyrus viverrineus and Dasyrus maculatus) are other ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

Although but little more than half its size, the Tasmanian devil (Sarcopftilus wrriiww) is an even more sanguinary and destructive creature, killing sheep and fowls, apparently for the mere pleasure of slaughter, long after its ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, 2 Volume Set (2011)

by Bernard Wood

a cave in which bones of an extinct Tasmanian Devil were found) HistoQr and general description Devil's Lair, a cave near Augusta in southwestern Australia, documents a long human ...

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