Metatherian



[met-uh-theer-ee-uh n] /ˌmɛt əˈθɪər i ən/

adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the group Metatheria, comprising the marsupial mammals.
noun
2.
a metatherian animal.
/ˌmɛtəˈθɪərɪən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Metatheria, a subclass of mammals comprising the marsupials
noun
2.
any metatherian mammal; a marsupial

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