HyperDic: marsupial

English > 2 senses of the word marsupial:
NOUNanimalmarsupial, pouched mammalmammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
ADJECTIVEpertmarsupialof or relating to the marsupials
marsupial > pronunciation
Soundsmaarsuw'piyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > marsupial: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the marsupials.
Example"marsupial animals"
Spanishmarsupial
Catalanmarsupial
Nounsmarsupiuman external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled
English > marsupial: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningmammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried.
Synonympouched mammal
Member ofMarsupialia, order Marsupialiacoextensive with the subclass Metatheria
NarrowerbandicootAny of various agile ratlike terrestrial / terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands
dasyurid marsupial, dasyuridsmall carnivorous nocturnal marsupials of Australia and Tasmania
kangarooAny of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail
opossum, possumnocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
opossum ratterrestrial / terrestrial marsupials of southern South America that resemble shrews
phalanger, opossum, possumsmall furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
pouched mole, marsupial mole, Notoryctus typhlopssmall burrowing Australian marsupial that resembles a mole
wombatburrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials about the size of a badger
BroadermetatherianPrimitive pouched mammals found mainly in Australia and the Americas
Spanishmarsupiales, marsupialia, marsupial
Catalanmarsupial, metateri

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