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noun (plural lemurs)
  1. Any animal of the prosimians, making up the infraorder Lemuriformes, the evolutionary predecessors of monkeys and apes, native only to Madagascar and some surrounding islands.
Translations: 
  • French: lémur
  • German: Lemur , Lemure
  • Italian: lemure
  • Dutch: lemur
Etymology: lemures, spirits of the night (probably from the animals' nocturnal behaviour/behavior and large, reflective eyes).


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