type genus of the family Didelphidae
Syn: ↑genus Didelphis
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Didelphidae, ↑family Didelphidae
Member Meronyms: ↑crab-eating opossum

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\\ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷fə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from di- + Greek delphys womb
: the type genus of Didelphidae which includes the Virginia opossum and a few related marsupials of tropical America

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Didelˈphis /-fis/ (less commonly Didelˈphys) noun
An American genus of opossums
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