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 Didelphyidœ, 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 Didelphyidœ, containing the US opossums that aren't web-footed.
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed or by which things are represented as much greater or less better or worse than they really are a statement exaggerated fancifully through excitement or for effect...