HyperDic: tarsier

English > 1 sense of the word tarsier:
NOUNanimaltarsiernocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing
English > tarsier: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningnocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely / entirely on insects and small vertebrates.
Member ofTarsius, genus Tarsiustype and sole genus of the family Tarsiidae
NarrowerTarsius glisA variety of tarsier
Tarsius syrichtaA variety of tarsier
BroaderprimateAny placental mammal of the order Primates
Spanishtarsero, társido, tarsier, tarsio, tarsius
Catalantarser, tàrsid

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