These trace the opossum to some tree, between the branches of which he hides himself from the view of the hunter.
The next day, to our great satisfaction, the opossum hove in sight.
The annexed plate represents a small animal of the opossum kind, which has not before been delineated.
One of them fired at an opossum which they had, I concluded, driven out of its hole.
The same radix yataʼ occurs also in the Iroquois name for the opossum, which is a burrowing animal.
He had just before caught sight of an opossum, which had escaped him.
The opossum is extensively hunted on account of the havoc it works among poultry.
On showing the opossum to Gerald, he said it was called the “crab-eater.”
The opossum of America is the only species out of Australasia which is thus provided.
Ecology of the opossum on a natural area in northeastern Kansas.
1610, from Powhatan (Algonquian) opassum, "equivalent to a proto-Algonquian term meaning 'white dog'" [Bright].