marsupium n : an external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled [also: marsupia (pl)]
EtymologyLatin marsupium, from Greek marsypion, diminutive of marsypos "pouch," perhaps of oriental origin.
A marsupium is the Latin word for a (brood) pouch in several animal groups.
marsupium in French: marsupium
marsupium in Dutch: Marsupium