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opossumnoun [C]

us   /əˈpɑs·əm/ short form possum, us   /ˈpɑs·əm/
a small animal that lives in trees and has thick fur, a long nose, and no hair on its tail
(Definition of opossum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “opossum”
in Spanish zarigüeya…
in Vietnamese thú có túi ôpốt…
in Malaysian oposum…
in Thai สัตว์คล้ายหนูมีกระเป๋าหน้าท้อง…
in French opossum…
in German das Opossum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 负鼠…
in Indonesian sejenis hewan berkantung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 負鼠…
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