Meaning of Opossum

English: Opossum
Bangla: আমেরিকার একজাতীয় বৃক্ষবাসী স্তন্যপায়ী প্রাণী
Hindi: ओपस्सम
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a prehensile-tailed marsupial, Didelphis virginiana, of the eastern U.S., the female having an abdominal pouch in which its young are carried: noted for the habit of feigning death when in danger.

Definition: 2

any of various animals of related genera.

Definition: 3

any thick-furred marsupial, esp Didelphis marsupialis (common opossum), of the family Didelphidae of S North, Central, and South America, having an elongated snout and a hairless prehensile tail Sometimes (informal) shortened to possum

Definition: 4

Also called (Austral and NZ) possum. any of various similar animals, esp the phalanger, Trichosurus vulpecula, of the New Zealand bush