Adapis

noun
Ad·​a·​pis | \ ˈa-də-pəs \

Definition of Adapis

: a genus of primitive crested fossil lemurs from the Eocene of Europe

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First Known Use of Adapis

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adapis

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“Adapis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adapis. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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