Tarsiidae

plural noun
Tar·si·idae | \tärˈsīəˌdē\

Definition of Tarsiidae 

: a family of lower primates (suborder Prosimii) that is coextensive with the genus Tarsius

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History and Etymology for Tarsiidae

New Latin, from Tarsius, type genus + -idae

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