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  1. dasyure(noun)

    any of several more or less arboreal marsupials somewhat resembling martens

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  1. dasyure(n.)

    (Zool.) any of several related animals, such as the Tasmanian devil; -- called also ursine dasyure.

  2. dasyure(n.)

    (Zool.) A carnivorous catlike marsupial quadruped of Australia, belonging to the genus Dasyurus, called also native cat. There are several species.

  3. Origin: [Gr. dasy`s thick, shaggy + o'yra` tail: cf. F. dasyure.]

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  1. dasyure(Noun)

    Any of various Australasian carnivorous marsupials, of the family Dasyuridae, which include the marsupial equivalent to cats

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  1. Dasyure(noun)

    a carnivorous marsupial quadruped of Australia, belonging to the genus Dasyurus. There are several species

  2. Origin: [Gr. dasy`s thick, shaggy + o'yra` tail: cf. F. dasyure.]

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