from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of nocturnal lemurine mammals having very large eyes and ears, a long tail, and very long proximal tarsal bones; -- called also malmag, spectral lemur, podji, and tarsier.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The only genus of Tarsiid√¶, containing the malmag, specter, or tarsier, T. spectrum. Also called Macrotarsus, Cephalopachus, Hypsicebus, and Spectrum.

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

  • n. type and sole genus of the family Tarsiidae


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