Daubentonia

noun
Dau·​ben·​to·​nia | \ ˌdōbən‧ˈtōnēə \

Definition of Daubentonia

: a genus (coextensive with the family Daubentoniidae) of lemuriform primates comprising solely the aye-aye of Madagascar

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History and Etymology for Daubentonia

New Latin, from Louis J. M. Daubenton †1800 French naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Daubentonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Daubentonia. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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