from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a pouch, as a gopher, pelican, or marsupial.
  • adjective Packaged in a pouch, as food or drink.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a pouch.
  • One of the African hamsters of the genus Cricetomys.

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

  • adjective Having a marsupial pouch.
  • adjective Having external cheek pouches.
  • adjective Having internal cheek pouches.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) See Zebra wolf, under Zebra.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) the nototrema, the female of which has a dorsal pouch in which the eggs are hatched, and in which the young pass through their brief tadpole stage.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) See Pocket gopher, under Pocket.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) See Pocket mouse, under Pocket.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pouch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having a pouch


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  • - Preservatives are not added to canned or "pouched" foods.


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  • Apopo primarily trains African giant pouched rats to sniff land mines for de-mining activities in Mozambique, Thailand and other countries.

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  • Maybe it's the pouched eyes or the deep furrows that stripe his forehead, apparent testament to years of worries and wounds and woes.

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  • For just as long as it takes the old gent to land another bunch of gold-pouched, retriever-snouted treasure-hunters, and no longer.


  • “Accordingly, your canned tuna and pouched packed tuna are adulterated, in that they have been prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions whereby they may have been rendered injurious to health,” the FDA wrote in a letter to the company on March 1.

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