any of several grayish, brownish, or russet opossums of the genus Marmosa, inhabiting forests of Central and South America, often having a black, masklike marking on the face.
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Also called mouse opossum.
Origin of murine opossum
First recorded in 1790–1800
Words nearby murine opossum
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