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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: opossum(0.00828 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to opossum.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long
usually prehensile tails [syn: phalanger, possum]
2: nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail
found from southern North America to northern South
America [syn: possum]
English → English (gcide)
Opossum \O*pos"sum\, n. [Of N. American Indian origin.]
Any American marsupial of the genera Didelphys and
Chironectes; called also possum. The common species of
the United States is Didelphys Virginiana.
Note: Several related species are found in South America. The
water opossum of Brazil (Chironectes variegatus),
which has the hind feet, webbed, is provided with a
marsupial pouch and with cheek pouches. It is called
Opossum mouse. (Zo["o]l.) See Flying mouse, under
Opossum shrimp (Zo["o]l.), any schizopod crustacean of the
genus Mysis and allied genera. See Schizopoda.