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.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
- n Marmose mar′mōs one of several small South American opossums.