Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as marsupial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (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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  • noun obsolete marsupial

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Examples

  • A marsupiate sea - monster is horribly unorthodox; and the dragon, too, has doubtless been made a monster of, but most unjustly: his legs have been patched on by crocodile-slaying crusaders, while his wings -- where did they come from?

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