HyperDic: lemur

English > 1 sense of the word lemur:
NOUNanimallemurlarge-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
lemur > pronunciation
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English > lemur: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails.
Member ofLemuroidea, suborder LemuroideaLemuridae
NarrowerMadagascar cat, ring-tailed lemur, Lemur cattasmall lemur having its tail barred with black
angwantibo, golden potto, Arctocebus calabarensisA kind of lemur
aye-aye, Daubentonia madagascariensisnocturnal lemur with long bony fingers and rodent-like incisor teeth closely related to the lemurs
galago, bushbaby, bush babyagile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears
indri, indris, Indri indri, Indri brevicaudatuslarge short-tailed lemur of Madagascar / Madagascar having thick silky fur in black and white and fawn
potto, kinkajou, Perodicticus pottoA kind of lemur
slender loris, Loris gracilisslim-bodied lemur of southern India and Sri Lanka
slow loris, Nycticebus tardigradua, Nycticebus pygmaeusStocky lemur of southeastern Asia
woolly indris, Avahi lanigernocturnal indris with thick grey-brown fur and a long tail
BroaderprimateAny placental mammal of the order Primates
Spanishlemuriformes, lemur, lémur

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