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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. type and sole genus of the family Tarsiidae;
[syn: Tarsius, genus Tarsius]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tarsius \Tar"si*us\, n. [NL. See Tarsus.] (Zool.) A genus of nocturnal lemurine mammals having very large eyes and ears, a long tail, and very long proximal tarsal bones; -- called also malmag, spectral lemur, podji, and tarsier. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Tarsius n 1: type and sole genus of the family Tarsiidae [syn: Tarsius, genus Tarsius]