tasmanian, n. & adj.
1 a native of Tasmania, an island State of Australia.
2 a person of Tasmanian descent.
--adj. of or relating to Tasmania.
Tasmanian devil a bearlike nocturnal flesh-eating marsupial, Sarcophilus harrisii, now found only in Tasmania.
Tasmania f. A. J. Tasman, Du. navigator d. 1659, who discovered the island