Tarsioidea

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

Definition of Tarsioidea

in some classifications

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of tarsioidea

New Latin, from Tarsius + -oidea


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