Tarsioidea

plural noun
Tar·​si·​oi·​dea | \ ˌtärsēˈȯidēə \

Definition of Tarsioidea

in some classifications
: a suborder or lesser division of primate mammals comprising the tarsier and extinct related mammals that are often placed with the lemurs in Prosimii

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History and Etymology for Tarsioidea

New Latin, from Tarsius + -oidea

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“Tarsioidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tarsioidea. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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