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extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others co Adapid , Adapid group
any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight bird of Jove , eagle
diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings butterfly
diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight falcon
chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures Falconiformes , order Falconiformes
diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail hawk
grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere hawk owl , Surnia ulula
dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit night
measured by the diurnal motion of stars sidereal time
burrowing diurnal meerkat of southern Africa; often kept as a pet Suricata tetradactyla , suricate
any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion vulture
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