mouse-opossum

mouse opossum

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murine opossum

noun
any of several grayish, brownish, or russet opossums of the genus Marmosa, inhabiting forests of Central and South America, often having a black, masklike marking on the face.
Also called mouse opossum.


Origin:
1790–1800

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