Cheiromys Madagascariensis
Aye-aye Aye"-aye`, n. [From the native name, prob. from its cry.] (Zo["o]l.) A singular nocturnal quadruped, allied to the lemurs, found in Madagascar ({Cheiromys Madagascariensis}), remarkable for its long fingers, sharp nails, and rodent-like incisor teeth. [1913 Webster]

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  • Aye-aye — n. [From the native name, prob. from its cry.] (Zo[ o]l.) A singular nocturnal quadruped, allied to the lemurs, found in Madagascar ({Cheiromys Madagascariensis}), remarkable for its long fingers, sharp nails, and rodent like incisor teeth. [191 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aye-aye — Aye aye[1][2] An aye aye eating banana flowers …   Wikipedia

  • Fingerthier — (Aye Aye, Cheiromys Cuv., Psilodactylus), Gattung der eichhornartigen Nagethiere, doch dadurch von den übrigen unterschieden, daß der Daumen an den Hinterfüßen den übrigen entgegengesetzt ist, die Hinterfüße also eigentlich Hände sind;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • aye-aye — [ ajaj ] n. m. • 1782; mot indigène ; onomat. ♦ Zool. Primate nocturne (daubentoniidés) de Madagascar, de la taille d un chat, à queue très longue. ⇒ lémuriens. Les ayes ayes sont en voie de disparition. ● aye aye, ayes ayes nom masculin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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