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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the type genus, coextensive with the family Daubentoniidae.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The proper name of the genus more commonly called Chiromys (which see), containing the aye-aye, D. madagascariensis, and having priority over the others. See cut under aye-aye.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus; coextensive with the family Daubentoniidae

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