Complete Definition of "lemur"

see|Lemur
Image:Ring tailed lemurs.jpg|thumb|Ring tailed lemurs
English

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Pronunciation
/ËliËmÉ(r)/, /<tt>"li:[email protected](r)</tt>/

Homophones
Lima (in non-rhotic accents)

Etymology
L. lemures, spirits of the night (probably from the animals' nocturnal behaviour/behavior and large, reflective eyes).

Noun
lemur (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

Bosnian: lehmur m
Esperanto: lemuro
French: lémur m
German: Lemur m, Lemure m
Hebrew: ×××ר|×Ö¶××ּר
Hungarian: makimajom
Interlingua: lemure#Interlingua|lemure
Italian: lemure#Italian|lemure m
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Japanese: ã­ããã¶ã« (kitsunezaru)
Korean: ì¬ì°ìì­ì´ (yeou-weonsungi)
Lithuanian: lemūras m
Norwegian: lemur m
Portuguese: lêmure m
Russian: лемÑÑ (l'emúr) m
Swedish: lemur#Swedish|lemur
Romanian: lemur
Polish: lemur
Dutch: lemur
Serbian: Roman lemur

Related terms
Lemuria

See also
w:Lemur|Wikipedia article on the lemur

Category:Primates


Swedish

Noun
lemur c (pl lemurer, def sing lemuren, def pl lemurerna)

  1. lemur

Category:sv:Mammals

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vi:lemur
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