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marsupial

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English

Etymology

Latin marsupium, marsuppium, “pouch, purse”, from Greek μαρσίππιον (marsippion; variously spelled), diminutive of μάρσιππος (marsippos) “bag, pouch” + -al.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /mɑːˈsuːpiəl/, SAMPA: /mA:"su:pi@l/
  • (US) IPA: /mɑɹˈsuːpiəl/, SAMPA: /mAr"su:pi@l/
  • Hyphenation: mar·su·pial

Noun

Singular
marsupial

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  1. Any mammal of which the female typically has a pouch in which it rears its young, which are born immature, through early infancy.eg. kangaroo

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Adjective

marsupial

  1. Of or pertaining to a marsupial.

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Catalan

Noun

marsupial (plural: marsupials)

  1. marsupial

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /maʁ.sy.pjal/, SAMPA: /maR.sy.pjal/

Noun

marsupial (plural: marsupiaux)

  1. marsupial

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