Anaptomorphus

noun An·ap·to·mor·phus \əˌnaptəˈmȯrfəs, aˌ-\

Definition of Anaptomorphus

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Anaptomorphidae) of extinct short-skulled large-eyed lemurs from the Eocene of North America sometimes regarded as near the ancestral line of the anthropoids

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Origin and Etymology of anaptomorphus

New Latin, from an- + Greek haptein to bind + New Latin -o- + -morphus -morphous


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