Definition of Anaptomorphus
: 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
First Known Use: 1868See Words from the same year
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