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 Prosimiæ, containing the families Lemuridæ and Tarsiidæ, 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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