marsupium

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Latin marsūpium, from Ancient Greek μαρσίππιον (marsippion), diminutive of μάρσιπος (marsipos, pouch), perhaps of Oriental origin.

Noun[edit]

marsupium (plural marsupia)

  1. The external pouch in which female marsupials rear and feed the young
  2. A brood pouch in some fishes, crustaceans and insects in the family Monophlebidae

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Noun[edit]

marsūpium n (genitive marsūpiī); second declension

  1. pouch, purse

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative marsūpium marsūpia
genitive marsūpiī marsūpiōrum
dative marsūpiō marsūpiīs
accusative marsūpium marsūpia
ablative marsūpiō marsūpiīs
vocative marsūpium marsūpia