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didelphous


didelphous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Didelphous  \Di*del"phous\,  a.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Didelphic. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Didelphous  \Di*del"phous\,  n.  [NL.  See  {Didelphia}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Formerly,  any  marsupial;  but  the  term  is  now  restricted  to  an 
  American  genus  which  includes  the  opossums,  of  which  there 
  are  many  species.  See  {Opossum}.  [Written  also  {Didelphis}.] 
  See  Illustration  in  Appendix.  --Cuvier.