1. a lemur.

Origin of lemuroid

From the New Latin word Lemuroidea, dating back to 1870–75. See lemur, -oid
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lemurine (ˈlɛmjʊˌraɪn, -rɪn)

  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the superfamily Lemuroidea, which includes the lemurs and indrises
  2. resembling or closely related to a lemur
  1. an animal that resembles or is closely related to a lemur
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