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Meaning of MARSUPIUM

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled
 

MARSUPIUM is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: pocket, pouch

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mar*su"pi*um\, n.; pl. {Marsupia}. [L., a pouch],
(Anat. & Zo["o]l.)
(a) The pouch, formed by a fold of the skin of the abdomen,
    in which marsupials carry their young; also, a pouch for
    similar use in other animals, as certain Crustacea.
(b) The pecten in the eye of birds and reptiles. See
    {Pecten}.

 

 

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