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NOUN (1)

1. nocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely on insects and small vertebrates;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tarsier \Tar"si*er\, n. [Cf. F. tarsier.] See Tarsius. [1913 Webster]
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):

tarsier n 1: nocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely on insects and small vertebrates