lemuroid

lemuroid

[lem-yuh-roid]
adjective
1.
lemurlike; of the lemur kind.
noun
2.
a lemur.

Origin:
1870–75; < Neo-Latin Lemuroidea. See lemur, -oid

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lemuroid or lemurine (ˈlɛmjʊˌrɔɪd, ˈlɛmjʊˌraɪn, -rɪn)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or belonging to the superfamily Lemuroidea, which includes the lemurs and indrises
2.  resembling or closely related to a lemur
 
n
3.  an animal that resembles or is closely related to a lemur
 
lemurine or lemurine
 
adj
 
n

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