• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a marsupiate (Zoöl) Related to or resembling the marsupials; furnished with a pouch for the young, as the marsupials, and also some fishes and Crustacea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In Sumatra, workers on coffee plantations gather the world's most expensive coffee by following a gourmet marsupial who consumes only the choicest coffee beans. By picking through what he excretes, they obtain the world's most expensive coffee -'Kopi Luwak', which sells for over $100 per pound.
    • n marsupiate Same as marsupial.
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In literature:

It could climb trees like an opossum and was of the marsupial family.
"The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont as told by Himself" by Louis de Rougemont
Australia as the only country inhabited by marsupials, monotremes and meliphagous birds.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
A - Mammals, not true Marsupials nor true Placentals.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
Another small marsupial animal (Perameles doreyanus) is common to Aru and New Guinea.
"The Malay Archipelago" by Alfred Russell Wallace
Secondary period, abundance of Araucarias and Marsupials during.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
The opossums also are marsupial.
"The Bushman" by Edward Wilson Landor
The explanation demanded is a trifle too heavy for even the ponderous ingenuity of a marsupial.
"Cobwebs From an Empty Skull" by Ambrose Bierce (AKA: Dod Grile)
A genus of extinct Marsupials.
"The Ancient Life History of the Earth" by Henry Alleyne Nicholson
When, however, we look to what is known of the geological history of the marsupials the difficulty vanishes.
"Darwinism (1889)" by Alfred Russel Wallace
After these came the marsupials.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
Now everybody knows the marsupials as a class are nothing short of preternaturally stupid.
"Science in Arcady" by Grant Allen
It is a marsupial quadruped which lives on bulbs, and ravages potato patches.
"The Book of the Bush" by George Dunderdale
Now, who and what are the marsupials as a family, viewed in the dry light of modern science?
"Falling in Love" by Grant Allen
Marsupials of Australia, 116.
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
This was the region of gigantic fowls, and of marsupial quadrupeds.
"The Romance of Natural History, Second Series" by Philip Henry Gosse
The Marsupials stand in many important characters below the placental mammals.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
DIPRO'TODON, a gigantic fossil marsupial from Pleistocene beds in Australia, allied to the kangaroos.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
These are hence called Marsupials.
"The Chain of Life in Geological Time" by Sir J. William Dawson
Is a marsupial, a class with this exception not met with out of Australia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
In their great variety of size and shape the Dinosaurs form an interesting parallel with the Marsupials of Australia.
"Animals of the Past" by Frederic A. Lucas

In poetry:

My words were soft and gentle, and none could have discerned
How, beneath my calm demeanour, volcanic fury burned.
And my cousin straight consented, as his wine he slowly sipped,
To see the gay Marsupial and the gloomy Eucalypt.
"My Cousin From Pall Mall" by Arthur Patchett Martin

In news:

The cuscus is a marsupial native to Australia and New Guinea.
All Blogs Outside The Frame Psychic marsupial calls the Oscars.
Florida's only marsupial is fascinating study.
Florida's only marsupial - are about the size of house cats with a pouch they carry their young in.
Possums — Florida's only marsupial — are about the size of house cats with a pouch they carry their young in.
Most of the genetic difference between marsupials and placental mammals comes from non-coding sequences, not proteins, according to the first marsupial genome sequence, unveiled in this week's Nature.
What a Well-Dressed Marsupial Wears.
A four-legged marsupial caused quite a scare on a Manhattan-bound D train last week.
Biologists call the first group placental mammals and the second group marsupial mammals.
Bilateral subglottic cysts in an infant treated with CO2 laser marsupialization.
La Dallman's Marsupial Bridge, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Unlike the famed Warner Brothers cartoon version, the real Tasmanian devil is a small, hyena-like marsupial with a haunting hiss—a sound "like that of a woman being strangled," in the phrase of Tasmanian novelist Richard Flanagan.
An infectious cancer is wiping out this iconic marsupial.
Invasive red foxes, which appear to have migrated to Tasmania , could devour the remaining marsupials as the cartoon devil Taz devoured anything in his path.
Wallaroos are among the approximately 200 species of marsupials found in Australia, New Guinea, and neighboring islands.