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Prosimii

Definition:

a suborder not used in all classifications; in some classifications, considered coextensive with the Lemuroidea; in others includes both Lemuroidea and Tarsioidea

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Prosimii*
(* Prosimii may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

prosimian

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Strepsirrhini | Strepsirhini | STREP | RY

a suborder of primates that includes the lemuriform primates, which consist of the lemurs of Madagascar, galagos and pottos from Africa, and the lorises from India and southeast Asia. Also belonging to the suborder are the extinct adapiform primates, a... (40 of 8904 words, pronunciation, 14 images)

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Wiktionary:

Primates

a taxonomic order, within superorder Euarchontoglires, or within infraclass Placentalia - the primates (13 of 15 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Primates

Random House Dictionary:

Primates

the order comprising the primates. (5 of 10 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/primates

Collins Dictionary:

suborder [biology] | subordinal [adjective, derived]

a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order (10 of 186 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/suborder

Oxford Dictionary:

suborder

Syllabification: (sub·or·der) | [biology] | a taxonomic category that ranks below order and above family. (13 of 32 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/suborder

suborder [biology]

a taxonomic category that ranks below order and above family (10 of 29 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/suborder

Merriam-Webster:

suborder

a subdivision of an order ; especially, a taxonomic category ranking between an order and a family (17 of 31 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/suborder

American Heritage Dictionary:

suborder

[biology] A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking between an order and a family. | A subdivision of a category termed an order. (22 of 25 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/suborder

New World Dictionary:

suborder | subordinal [adjective, related]

any natural subdivision of an order of plants or animals (10 of 16 words, pronunciations)

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Encarta Dictionary:

prosimian | prosimians [plural] | Prosimii [member of]

a nocturnal lower primate with large eyes and ears, e.g. a lemur or bush baby. Suborder Prosimii. (17 of 31 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861736430​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Prosimii

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Prosimii"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Prosimii"

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