a.1.(Zool.) Related to or resembling the marsupials; furnished with a pouch for the young, as the marsupials, and also some fishes and Crustacea.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Diversity of Cenozoic marsupiate echinoids as an environmental indicator.
First, only two marsupiate echinoid species inhabit the Arctic Ocean (Philip and Foster 1971), and second, brood protecting occurs at all latitudes (for references on nonantarctic brooding echinoids and asteroids, see Emlet et al.
Early Pa-laeocene marsupiate regular echinoids from NE Belgium.