marsupial

  • 1marsupial — marsupial, iale, iaux [ marsypjal, jo ] adj. et n. m. • 1736; du lat. marsupium « bourse », gr. marsipion 1 ♦ Zool. Poche marsupiale, repli marsupial, en forme de bourse, cavité incubatrice ventrale (marsupium n. m. ). 2 ♦ N. m. pl. (1806) LES… …

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  • 2marsupial — MARSUPIÁL, marsupiale, s.n. (La pl.) Ordin de mamifere inferioare, a căror femelă are o pungă abdominală în care îşi ţine puii după naştere; (şi la sg.) animal care face parte din acest ordin. [pr.: pi al] – Din fr. marsupial. Trimis de claudia,… …

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  • 3Marsupial — Mar*su pi*al (m[aum]r*s[=u] p[i^]*al), a. [Cf. F. marsupial.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a pouch for carrying the immature young; of or pertaining to the Marsupialia. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat. & Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to a marsupium;… …

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  • 4marsupial — marsupial, ale (mar su pi al, a l ) adj. 1°   Terme de zoologie. Qui a la forme d une bourse. 2°   Qui porte une bourse.    Os marsupial, lame osseuse qui est un des trois points d ossification complémentaire de l os iliaque et qui occupe le fond …

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  • 5marsupial — adj. 2 g. 1. Que tem forma de bolsa. 2. Que tem uma bolsa abdominal. • s. m. 3.  [Zoologia] Espécime dos marsupiais. • s. f. 4.  [Zoologia] Gênero de medusas acalefas. 5. bolsa marsupial: o mesmo que marsúpio. 6. osso marsupial: lâmina óssea no… …

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  • 6marsupial — (Del lat. marsupĭum, bolsa). 1. adj. Zool. Se dice de los mamíferos cuyas hembras dan a luz prematuramente e incuban a sus crías en la bolsa ventral en donde están las mamas; p. ej., el canguro de Australia y la zarigüeya de América.… …

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  • 7marsupial — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Área: zoología [Mamífero] que se caracteriza porque la hembra carece de placenta y tiene en el abdomen una bolsa donde permanecen encerradas las crías en la primera etapa de su desarrollo: el canguro y… …

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  • 8marsupial — mar*su pi*al, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Marsupialia. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9marsupial — (adj.) 1690s, with + AL (Cf. al) (1) + Mod.L. marsupialis having a pouch, coined from L.L. marsupium pouch, purse (Classical L. marsuppium), from Gk. marsipion, dim. of marsipos bag, pouch, of foreign, possibly oriental, origin. As a noun from… …

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  • 10marsupial — ► NOUN ▪ a mammal, such as a kangaroo or a wombat, whose young are born incompletely developed and are carried and suckled in a pouch on the mother s belly. ORIGIN from Greek marsupion little purse …

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  • 11marsupial — [mär so͞o′pē əl] adj. 1. of or like a marsupium, or pouch 2. of a superorder (Marsupialia) of mammals that lack a placenta and have an external abdominal pouch (marsupium) containing the teats: the incompletely developed offspring nurses within… …

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  • 12Marsupial — This article is about mammals. For frogs, see Marsupial frog. Marsupials[1][2] Temporal range: Early Cretaceous–Recent …

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  • 13marsupial — /mahr sooh pee euhl/ n. 1. any viviparous, nonplacental mammal of the order Marsupialia, comprising the opossums, kangaroos, wombats, and bandicoots, the females of most species having a marsupium containing the mammary glands and serving as a… …

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  • 14Marsupial — Marsupialia Marsupiaux …

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  • 15Marsupial — (Del lat. marsupium, saco.) ► adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino ZOOLOGÍA Perteneciente a un orden de mamíferos terrestres cuyas crías nacen en un estadio de desarrollo muy temprano y se sujetan a las mamas de la madre, quedando protegidas por una… …

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  • 16marsupial — 1. noun /mɑːˈsuːpiəl,mɑɹˈsuːpiəl/ Any mammal of which the female typically has a pouch in which it rears its young, which are born immature, through early infancy, such as the kangaroo or koala. See Also: Marsupialia, marsupialoid, marsupium 2.… …

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  • 17marsupial — UK [mɑː(r)ˈsuːpɪəl] / US [mɑrˈsupɪəl] noun [countable] Word forms marsupial : singular marsupial plural marsupials biology an animal whose babies live in a pocket in the mother s skin on the outside of her stomach until they are completely… …

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  • 18marsupial — {{#}}{{LM M25045}}{{〓}} {{[}}marsupial{{]}} ‹mar·su·pial› {{《}}▍ adj.inv./s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} {{♂}}Referido a un mamífero,{{♀}} que se caracteriza porque las hembras tienen una bolsa en la que se hallan unas mamas primitivas y poco… …

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  • 19marsupial — I. adjective Date: 1819 1. of, relating to, or being a marsupial 2. of, relating to, or forming a marsupium II. noun Etymology: New Latin Marsupialia, from marsupium Date: circa 1835 any of an order (Marsupialia) of mammals comprising kangaroos,… …

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  • 20marsupial — mar|su|pi|al [ma:ˈsu:piəl US ma:r ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: marsupium small bag ] an animal such as a ↑kangaroo which carries its babies in a pocket of skin on its body >marsupial adj …

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