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Noun: marsupial  maa(r)'soo-pee-ul
  1. Mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
    - pouched mammal
Adjective: marsupial  maa(r)'soo-pee-ul
  1. Of or relating to the marsupials
    "marsupial animals"

Derived forms: marsupials

Type of: metatherian

Part of: Marsupialia, order Marsupialia

Encyclopedia: Marsupial