lemuroid

[ lem-yuh-roid ]
/ ˈlɛm yəˌrɔɪd /
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adjective

lemurlike; of the lemur kind.

noun

a lemur.

Origin of lemuroid

From the New Latin word Lemuroidea, dating back to 1870–75. See lemur, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for lemuroid

lemuroid

lemurine (ˈlɛmjʊˌraɪn, -rɪn)

/ (ˈlɛmjʊˌrɔɪd) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the superfamily Lemuroidea, which includes the lemurs and indrises
resembling or closely related to a lemur

noun

an animal that resembles or is closely related to a lemur
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