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n. - Nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America; Small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails.

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  • It's a first person account of adopting a possum from a possum rescue organization.
  • September 10, 2008 at 11:09 am 9. The word possum,in some parts of the universe,is actually the most horrible insult ever known.
  • The possum is a strange creature, having a pouch to shelter her young ones.
  • The opossum, colloquially known as a possum, is about the size of a domestic cat. for more
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