Tarsipes

noun Tar·si·pes \ ˈtärsəˌpēz \

Definition of Tarsipes

: a genus of marsupial mammals (family Phalangeridae) consisting of the honey possum

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Origin and Etymology of tarsipes

New Latin Tarsiped-, Tarsipes, from tarsus + Latin ped-, pes foot


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