from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of loris of the family Lemuridæ and the subfamily Lorisinæ or Nycticebinæ, including the slow loris, as Nycticebus tardigradus, of the East Indies. Also called Stenops and Bradylemur.

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  • n. a genus of Lorisidae


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  • The initial letter of a generic epithet must be uppercase. See Nycticebus.

    September 18, 2011