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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A suborder of primates, including the lemurs, the aye-aye, and allied species.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The lemuroids, prosimians, or lemurs at large, a suborder of Primates, distinguished from Anthropoidea; the strepsirrhine quadrumanous mammals.
  • A superfamily of Prosimi√¶, containing the families Lemurid√¶ and Tarsiid√¶, together contrasted with the Daubentonioidea.

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

  • n. Lemuridae; Lorisidae; Daubentoniidae; Indriidae; used in some classifications instead of Prosimii; in others considered a subdivision of Prosimii

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