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bush baby

noun
1.
any of several nocturnal, lemurlike primates of the genus Galago, native to African forests, with large ears and eyes, long and slender fingers and toes, thick woolly fur, and a large, bushy tail.
Also called galago.
Origin of bush baby
1900-1905
1900-05
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bushbaby

/ˈbʊʃˌbeɪbɪ/
noun (pl) -babies
1.
any agile nocturnal arboreal prosimian primate of the genera Galago and Euoticus, occurring in Africa south of the Sahara: family Lorisidae (lorises). They have large eyes and ears and a long tail Also called galago
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