lemurian

adjective (1)
le·​mu·​ri·​an | \ lə̇ˈmyu̇rēən \

Definition of lemurian

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Lemurian

adjective (2)
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Definition of Lemurian (Entry 2 of 2)

: malagasy

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History and Etymology for lemurian

Adjective (1)

New Latin Lemur + English -ian

Adjective (2)

Lemuria, hypothetical former continent in the Indian ocean supposed to be now represented chiefly by Madagascar (from New Latin Lemur) + English -an

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“Lemurian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemurian. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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