Definition of Marsupial mouse
1. Noun. Any of numerous small sharp-nosed insectivorous marsupials superficially resembling mice or rats.
Generic synonyms: Dasyurid, Dasyurid Marsupial
Group relationships: Genus Phascogale, Phascogale
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marsupial Mouse
Literary usage of Marsupial mouse
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1. An Introduction to the Mammalian Dentition by Thomas Wingate Todd (1918)
"15). The scale in this as in all succeeding llustrations indicates millimeters. w oe u mper illustrations indicates millimeters. Australian marsupial mouse ..."
2. Handbook of Geological Terms, Geology and Physical Geography: Geology and by David Page (1865)
"Literally "pouched or marsupial mouse;" the wombat of Australia, fossil species of which (P. gigas} have been found in the uppermost Tertiaries of that ..."
3. Australian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil: Drawn from Pen and Pencil by Howard Willoughby (1886)
"... which stands between six and seven feet high, to the marsupial mouse, which will sleep in a good sized pill-box. There is the stupid, heavy wombat, ..."