Didelphidae

plural noun
Di·​del·​phi·​dae | \ dīˈdelfəˌdē \

Definition of Didelphidae

: a family of marsupial mammals comprising the New World opossums

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History and Etymology for Didelphidae

New Latin, from Didelphis, type genus + -idae

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“Didelphidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Didelphidae. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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