Lemuroid
Lemuroid Lem"u*roid (l[e^]m"[-u]*roid), a. [Lemur + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to the lemurs or the Lemuroidea. -- n. One of the Lemuroidea. [1913 Webster]

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  • lemuroid — /lem yeuh royd /, adj. 1. lemurlike; of the lemur kind. n. 2. a lemur. [1870 75; < NL Lemuroidea. See LEMUR, OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • lemuroid — 1. adjective /ˈliː.mə(ɹ)ˌɔɪd/ having the appearance or characteristics of a lemur 2. noun /ˈliː.mə(ɹ)ˌɔɪd/ a) A member of the Lemuroidea superfamily of strepsirrhine primates, including lemurs b) An animal that has the appearance or… …   Wiktionary

  • lemuroid — lem·u·roid …   English syllables

  • lemuroid — /ˈlimərɔɪd/ (say leemuhroyd) adjective 1. lemur like; of the lemur kind. –noun 2. → lemur …   Australian English dictionary

  • lemuroid — I. ˌrȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin Lemuroidea : of, relating to, or resembling the lemurs or the Lemuroidea II. noun ( s) Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • lemuroid ringtail possum — noun a possum, Pseudocheirus lemuroides, found in rainforest of north eastern Queensland, noted for its ability to leap …   Australian English dictionary

  • Angwantibo — An gwan*ti bo, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small lemuroid mammal ({Arctocebus Calabarensis}) of Africa. It has only a rudimentary tail. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arctocebus Calabarensis — Angwantibo An gwan*ti bo, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small lemuroid mammal ({Arctocebus Calabarensis}) of Africa. It has only a rudimentary tail. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dermaptera — Dermoptera Der*mop te*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? skin + ? wing.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The division of insects which includes the earwigs ({Forticulid[ae]}). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A group of lemuroid mammals having a parachutelike web of skin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dermatoptera — Dermoptera Der*mop te*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? skin + ? wing.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The division of insects which includes the earwigs ({Forticulid[ae]}). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A group of lemuroid mammals having a parachutelike web of skin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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