HyperDic: order_primates

English > 1 sense of the expression order Primates:
NOUNanimalorder Primates, Primatesan animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
English > order Primates: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAn animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings.
SynonymPrimates
Member ofEutheria, subclass EutheriaAll mammals except monotremes and marsupials
MembersAdapid, Adapid groupExtinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit
Anthropoidea, suborder Anthropoideamonkeys
Lemuroidea, suborder LemuroideaLemuridae
Omomyid, Omomyid groupExtinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and insects
Prosimii, suborder Prosimiinot used in all classifications
Strepsirhini, suborder StrepsirhiniIn some classifications either coextensive with the Lemuroidea or comprising the true lemurs
Tarsioidea, suborder TarsioideaIn some classifications assigned to the suborder Prosimii
primateAny placental mammal of the order Primates
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
Spanishprimates
CatalanPrimates, Primat, primats

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