• Definition for "didelphys"
    • Formerly, any marsupial; but the term is restricted…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "didelphys"

didelphys definition

  • noun:
    • Formerly, any marsupial; but the term is restricted to an American genus which include the opossums, that there are many types. See opossum. [Written also Didelphis.] See Illustration in Appendix.
    • the conventional and leading genus of marsupial implacental animals of the family members DidelphyidÅ“, containing the United states opossums which are not web-footed.
    • Formerly, any marsupial; however the term happens to be restricted to an American genus which include the opossums, which there are many species. See opossum. [Written additionally Didelphis.] See Example in Appendix.
    • the standard and leading genus of marsupial implacental animals of the household DidelphyidÅ“, containing the US opossums that aren't web-footed.
65 votes

How would you define didelphys?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!