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|Noun||1.||pouched mammal - mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried|
metatherian - primitive pouched mammals found mainly in Australia and the Americas
possum, opossum - nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
opossum rat - terrestrial marsupials of southern South America that resemble shrews
bandicoot - any of various agile ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands; insectivorous and herbivorous
kangaroo - any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail
opossum, phalanger, possum - small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
wombat - burrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials about the size of a badger
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