marsupial

marsupial [ mahr-SOO-pee-uh'l  ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) any viviparous, non-placental mammal of the order Marsupialia
2. (adj.) pertaining to, resembling or having a marsupium or pouch for it young
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The kangaroo is classified as a marsupial.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Marsupials rear their young in pouches. 

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