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(Animals) any small carnivorous marsupial, such as Dasyurus quoll (eastern dasyure), of the subfamily Dasyurinae, of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands. See also Tasmanian devil
[C19: from New Latin Dasyūrus, from Greek dasus shaggy + oura tail; see dense]
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|Noun||1.||dasyure - any of several more or less arboreal marsupials somewhat resembling martens|