marsupial: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mär-s'pē-ul), [key]
- any viviparous, nonplacental mammal of the order Marsupialia, comprising the opossums, kangaroos, wombats, and bandicoots, the females of most species having a marsupium containing the mammary glands and serving as a receptacle for the young.
- pertaining to, resembling, or having a marsupium.
- of or pertaining to the marsupials.
- marsupial (Thesaurus)