prosimian


pro·sim·i·an

noun \prō-ˈsi-mē-ən\

Definition of PROSIMIAN

:  any of a suborder (Prosimii) of lower primates (as lemurs and tarsiers)
prosimian adjective

Origin of PROSIMIAN

New Latin Prosimii, from 1pro- + Latin simia ape — more at simian
First Known Use: circa 1890

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