Definitions for opossuməˈpɒs əm, ˈpɒs əm

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  1. phalanger, opossum, possum(noun)

    small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails

  2. opossum, possum(noun)

    nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America

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  1. opossum(Noun)

    Any American marsupial of the genera Didelphys and Chironectes. The common species of the United States is Didelphys virginiana.

  2. Origin: From opassum; compare Ojibwe waabasim.

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