lemurlike; of the lemur kind.
Origin of lemuroid
From the New Latin
dating back to 1870–75.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for lemuroid
Historical Examples of 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.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for lemuroid
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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