Lemuroidea

plural noun
Lem·​u·​roi·​dea

Definition of Lemuroidea

1 in some classifications : a suborder of Primates including lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, and living and extinct related mammals
2 : a superfamily or other division of Primates comprising the typical lemurs

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History and Etymology for Lemuroidea

New Latin, from Lemur + -oidea

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“Lemuroidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lemuroidea. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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