possum Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “possum” in the English Dictionary

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possumnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɒs.əm/  us   /ˈpɑː.səm/
a ​small marsupialfound in ​Australia and New Zealand that ​lives in ​trees and has ​thickfur and a ​longnose and ​tail US informal an opossum
(Definition of possum from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"possum" in American English

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 us   /ˈpɑs·əm/
short form of opossum
(Definition of possum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “possum”
in Spanish zarigüeya…
in Vietnamese thú có túi ôpốt…
in Malaysian pura-pura…
in Thai สัตว์เลี้ยงลูกด้วยนมมีกระเป๋าหน้าท้อง…
in Chinese (Simplified) 负鼠…
in Indonesian sejenis hewan berkantung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 負鼠…
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