Sentence Examples


  • The opossum (Didelphis) is represented by three or four species, two of which are so small that they are generally called wood rats.
  • - Teeth of Upper Jaw of Opossum (Didelphys marsupialis), all of which are unchanged, except the third premolar, the place of which is occupied in the young animal by a molariform tooth, represented in the figure below the line of the other teeth.
  • The opossum of America is the only species out of Australasia which is thus provided.
  • Opossum, American.-Size 18 X to in.
  • Tapirs are to be found in the eastern forests, the peccary in more open woodlands, and the opossum in nearly every part of the country.