- lemurlike; of the lemur kind.
- a lemur.
Origin of lemuroid
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Examples from the Web for lemuroid
From the Lemuroid branch the higher Primates can be derived.
It appears, however, to be a Lemuroid, and is of American range.
As yet no remains have been found in the Nearctic Region, where Lemuroid remains occur so abundantly.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 2 (of 2)
Henry O. Forbes
It has been pointed out that the form of the lower jaw "much resembles that of the Lemuroid Microrhynchus."
Tarsier, tr′si-er, n. a small arboreal East Indian lemuroid, the malmag.
lemurine (ˈlɛmjʊˌraɪn, -rɪn)
- of, relating to, or belonging to the superfamily Lemuroidea, which includes the lemurs and indrises
- resembling or closely related to a lemur
- an animal that resembles or is closely related to a lemur
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