genus Galago


genus Galago
noun
bush babies
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Lorisidae, ↑family Lorisidae
Member Meronyms: ↑galago, ↑bushbaby, ↑bush baby

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  • Galago — For the desktop presence framework, see Galago (software). For the animated series, see The Bush Baby. Galagos[1] Brown greater galago (Otolemur crassicaudatus) …   Wikipedia

  • galago — /geuh lay goh, lah /, n., pl. galagos. See bush baby. [ < NL: the genus name, of uncert. orig.] * * * Any of six species of small, tree dwelling primates (genus Galago) found in forests of sub Saharan Africa. Galagos are gray, brown, or reddish… …   Universalium

  • galago — bush baby ush baby, bushbaby ush ba*by(b[.u]sh b[=a]*b[y^]), n. 1. any of several agile long tailed nocturnal African lemurlike primates of the genus {Galago} with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears; called also {galago}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galago — noun A small, nocturnal and arboreal African lemur like primate, (family Galagidae, genus Galago) with a catlike head and very large, translucent eyes. Syn: bushbaby, bush baby …   Wiktionary

  • galago — n. (pl. os) any small tree climbing primate of the genus Galago, found in southern Africa, with large eyes and ears and a long tail. Also called bush baby. Etymology: mod.L …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galago — Ga*la go, n.; pl. {Galagos}. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of African lemurs, including numerous species. [1913 Webster] Note: The {grand galago} ({Galago crassicaudata}) is about the size of a cat; the {mouse galago} ({G. murinus})is about… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galago crassicaudata — Galago Ga*la go, n.; pl. {Galagos}. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of African lemurs, including numerous species. [1913 Webster] Note: The {grand galago} ({Galago crassicaudata}) is about the size of a cat; the {mouse galago} ({G. murinus})is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galago gallarum —   Gálago somalí Estado de conservación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Galago murinus — Mouse Mouse (mous), n.; pl. {Mice} (m[imac]s). [OE. mous, mus, AS. m[=u]s, pl. m[=y]s; akin to D. muis, G. maus, OHG. & Icel. m[=u]s, Dan. muus, Sw. mus, Russ. muishe, L. mus, Gr. my^s, Skr. m[=u]sh mouse, mush to steal. [root]277. Cf. {Muscle},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galago — [gə leɪgəʊ] noun (plural galagos) another term for bushbaby. Origin mod. L. (genus name) …   English new terms dictionary