Meaning of kangaroo steamer in English:

kangaroo steamer

noun

Australian
  • A stew made from kangaroo meat.

    ‘a kangaroo steamer and a piece of damper made an excellent meal’
    • ‘The kangaroo steamer was a simple dish of kangaroo meat, minced or finely diced, plus fatty bacon, salt, and pepper.’
    • ‘The poet and novelist called the “kangaroo steamer” a “Van Diemen's Land luxury".’
    • ‘He gave most attention to the 'kangaroo steamer', with three recipes.’
    • ‘Hawker cooked and ate kangaroo steamer when surveying the region in 1838 and 1839.’
    • ‘I don't know which is best: kangaroo steaks or kangaroo steamer.’