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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. Lemuridae; Lorisidae; Daubentoniidae; Indriidae; used in some classifications instead of Prosimii; in others considered a subdivision of Prosimii;
[syn: Lemuroidea, suborder Lemuroidea]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lemuroidea \Lem`u*roi"de*a\ (l[e^]m`[-u]*roi"d[-e]*[.a]), n. pl. [NL. See Lemur, and -oid.] (Zool.) A suborder of primates, including the lemurs, the aye-aye, and allied species. [Written also Lemuroida.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Lemuroidea n 1: Lemuridae; Lorisidae; Daubentoniidae; Indriidae; used in some classifications instead of Prosimii; in others considered a subdivision of Prosimii [syn: Lemuroidea, suborder Lemuroidea]