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opossum

noun [C] uk   /əˈpɒs.əm/ us    /-ˈpɑː.səm/
US informal ( also possum) a small American marsupial that lives in trees and has thick fur, a long nose, and a tail without fur
Translations of “opossum”
in Spanish zarigüeya…
in French opossum…
in German das Opossum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 負鼠…
in Chinese (Simplified) 负鼠…
(Definition of opossum from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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