marsupial mouse


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marsupial mouse

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(Animals) any mouselike insectivorous marsupial of the subfamily Phascogalinae: family Dasyuridae
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Noun1.marsupial mouse - any of numerous small sharp-nosed insectivorous marsupials superficially resembling mice or ratsmarsupial mouse - any of numerous small sharp-nosed insectivorous marsupials superficially resembling mice or rats
dasyurid, dasyurid marsupial - small carnivorous nocturnal marsupials of Australia and Tasmania
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Greater love hath no man-tis, then, though he is rivalled in his devotion to procreation by the Australian marsupial mouse Antechinus.