malmag
Tarsius Tar"si*us, n. [NL. See {Tarsus}.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of nocturnal lemurine mammals having very large eyes and ears, a long tail, and very long proximal tarsal bones; -- called also {malmag}, {spectral lemur}, {podji}, and {tarsier}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Malmag — Mal mag, n. [F., from native name in Madagascar.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tarsius, or spectral lemur. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malmag — /malˈmag/ noun A nocturnal lemuroid monkey of the East Indies, the tarsier ORIGIN: Philippine word …   Useful english dictionary

  • podji — Tarsius Tar si*us, n. [NL. See {Tarsus}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of nocturnal lemurine mammals having very large eyes and ears, a long tail, and very long proximal tarsal bones; called also {malmag}, {spectral lemur}, {podji}, and {tarsier}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spectral lemur — Tarsius Tar si*us, n. [NL. See {Tarsus}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of nocturnal lemurine mammals having very large eyes and ears, a long tail, and very long proximal tarsal bones; called also {malmag}, {spectral lemur}, {podji}, and {tarsier}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tarsier — Tarsius Tar si*us, n. [NL. See {Tarsus}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of nocturnal lemurine mammals having very large eyes and ears, a long tail, and very long proximal tarsal bones; called also {malmag}, {spectral lemur}, {podji}, and {tarsier}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tarsius — Tar si*us, n. [NL. See {Tarsus}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of nocturnal lemurine mammals having very large eyes and ears, a long tail, and very long proximal tarsal bones; called also {malmag}, {spectral lemur}, {podji}, and {tarsier}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philippine Tarsier — ] status = NT status ref =IUCN2006 | assessors = Eudey, A. Members of the Primate Specialist Group | year = 2000 | title = Tarsius syrichta | id = 21492 | downloaded = 2006 05 12] trend = unknown status system = iucn3.1 image width = 299px regnum …   Wikipedia

  • Philippine tarsier — Philippine Tarsier[1] Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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