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English translation: Australian possum

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02:59 Aug 2, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: falangero
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Lorna Thomson
Local time: 10:37
English translation:Australian possum
Explanation:
Order, Marsupialia; family, Phalangeridae
Latin name: Trichosurus vulpecula
Common English name: brush-tailed phalanger or Australian possum
also known variously (in Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania) as:
"Australian Possum"
"New Zealand Possum"
"Redneck"
"Tasmanian Possum"
"Weevilly"


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United States
Local time: 02:37
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naAustralian possumHeathcliff
naPhalanger
Marijke Singer
nafalangero
Baruch Avidar


  

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falangero


Explanation:
A kind of a small marsupial mammals from Oceania.

Marsupial = has a ventral pocket.


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Baruch Avidar
Israel
Local time: 12:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 92

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1 hr
Phalanger


Explanation:
Hi,
The Latin names are given in the web page below.
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    Reference: http://www.geocities.com/Paris/8678/mamull3.htm
Marijke Singer
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 602

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4 hrs
Australian possum


Explanation:
Order, Marsupialia; family, Phalangeridae
Latin name: Trichosurus vulpecula
Common English name: brush-tailed phalanger or Australian possum
also known variously (in Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania) as:
"Australian Possum"
"New Zealand Possum"
"Redneck"
"Tasmanian Possum"
"Weevilly"





    Reference: http://www.admin.ch/bvet/artenschutz/d/vollzugshilfen/as116/...
Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 02:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 843
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