- Any mammal of which the female typically has a pouch in which it rears its young, which are born immature, through early infancy.eg. kangaroo
Etymology: Latin marsupium, marsuppium, "pouch, purse", from Greek (marsippion; variously spelled), diminutive of (italbrac, marsippos) "bag, pouch" + -al.
- Of or pertaining to a marsupial.
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