an amphibious opossum of South America

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • yapok — [japɔk] n. m. ÉTYM. 1876, P. Larousse; de Oyapok, nom d une rivière qui sépare le Brésil de la Guyane française. ❖ ♦ Zool. Petit mammifère (Marsupiaux), scientifiquement appelé Chironectes minimus, qui vit en Amérique centrale et méridionale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Yapok —   [nach dem südamerikanischen Fluss Oiapoque], Art der Beutelratten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • yapok — or yapock [yə päk′] n. [< ?] a small, water dwelling opossum (Chironectes minimus, family Didelphidae) of Central and South America, with webbed hind feet …   English World dictionary

  • Yapok — Chironectes minimus Chironectes minimus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • yapok — vandeninis oposumas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Chironectes minimus angl. yapock; yapok; water opossum vok. Schwimmbeutelratte; Schwimmbeutler rus. водяной опоссум; плавающая водяная сумчатая… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Yapok — Schwimmbeutler Schwimmbeutler (Chironectes minimus) Systematik Unterklasse: Beutelsäuger (Metatheria) Überordnun …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • yapok — /yeuh pok /, n. an aquatic Central and South American opossum, Chironectes variegatus (or minimus), having webbed hind feet and a grayish coat. Also called water opossum. [1820 30; after Oyapok, a river forming the border between French Guiana… …   Universalium

  • yapok — noun The water opossum …   Wiktionary

  • yapok — [ japɒk] noun a semiaquatic carnivorous opossum with dark banded grey fur and webbed hind feet, native to tropical America. [Chironectes minimus.] Origin C19: from Oyapock, the name of a north Brazilian river …   English new terms dictionary

  • yapok — ya·pok …   English syllables

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