sarigue

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English[edit]

a sarigue (Philander opossum)

Etymology[edit]

From the French

Noun[edit]

sarigue ‎(plural sarigues)

  1. A small South American opossum (Philander opossum) with four white spots on the face.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tupi via Portuguese

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sarigue f ‎(plural sarigues)

  1. opossum

Usage notes[edit]

Sarigue was historically masculine, but has been shifted to feminine in the twentieth century.

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