Origin of lemur
Related formsle·mur·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for lemur
The angular fissure is well developed, as in Lemur and the Indri; but it does not join the infero-frontal.
Aye-aye (ī-ī; Cheirŏmys madagascariensis), an animal of Madagascar, so called from its cry; now referred to the lemur family.
Excepting the head and this finger, he closely resembles a Lemur.
Lemur, the name given to that low family of monkeys, is from the plural Latin word lemures, meaning ghost or spectre.The Log of the Sun|William Beebe
The genus Hapalemur has a shorter muzzle than Lemur, and shorter ears.