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marsupial

mar·su·pi·al

marsupial

pronunciation:
mar su pi l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having, concerning, or being similar to an animal's external pouch or fold of skin in which young are carried in their early stage of development.
definition 2: of or concerning animals that have such a pouch.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: any of various animals, such as the kangaroo or opossum, that have an external pouch in which mammary glands are located and young are carried.
 
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  mammal