Lemuriformes

plural noun

Le·​mu·​ri·​for·​mes
ləˌmyu̇rəˈfȯrˌmēz
in some classifications
: a division of Lemuroidea comprising the typical lemurs, the aye-aye, and sometimes the tree shrews

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Lemur + -iformes

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“Lemuriformes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lemuriformes. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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