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Other users have misspelling possum as:

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  1. possam 18.9%
  2. passam 14.17%
  3. polsham 12.6%
  4. possuem 11.81%
  5. pasom 1.57%
  6. Other 40.95%

Definitions of possum


  1. nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
  2. small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails

Examples of possum

  1. Regin downshifted, tires squealing as she swerved to dodge a roadkill-bound possum.
  2. He regained his balance and then retreated to his post beside the door, curling into himself like a wounded possum.
  3. A farmer looking through the fields before harvesting his crop sees rabbits, opossums, mice, rats, birds, foxes, skunks and snakes.

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