noun. small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct.
- dasyurid marsupial
- banded anteater
- genus Myrmecobius
- Myrmecobius fasciatus
Example sentences of the word numbat
1. Noun, singular or mass
Some of the endangered species in Australia are the numbat, Tasmanian tiger, central rock bat and shark bay mouse.