Lemur

Definition of Lemur

Le´mur   Pronunciation: lē´mŭr
n.1.(Zool.) One of a family (Lemuridæ) of nocturnal mammals allied to the monkeys, but of small size, and having a sharp and foxlike muzzle, and large eyes. They feed upon birds, insects, and fruit, and are mostly natives of Madagascar and the neighboring islands, one genus (Galago) occurring in Africa. The slow lemur or kukang of the East Indies is Nycticebus tardigradus. See Galago, Indris, and Colugo.

Related Words

angwantibo, Arctocebus calabarensis, Avahi laniger, aye-aye, bush baby, bushbaby, Daubentonia madagascariensis, galago, golden potto, indri, Indri brevicaudatus, Indri indri, indris, kinkajou, Lemur catta, Lemuroidea, Loris gracilis, Madagascar cat, Nycticebus pygmaeus, Nycticebus tardigradua, Perodicticus potto, potto, primate, ring-tailed lemur, slender loris, slow loris, suborder Lemuroidea, woolly indris
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