Marmose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Marmose mär"mōs` (Zoöl) A species of small opossum (Didelphys murina) ranging from Mexico to Brazil.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n marmose One of several small South American opossums which have the pouch rudimentary and carry the young on the back. Such are Didelphys dorsigera of Surinam, of the size of a rat, the still smaller D. murina, and other species.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Marmose mar′mōs one of several small South American opossums.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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