Memidex: Free online dictionary/thesaurus and more....
| Free Tools | Preferences | About | Contact | Index

Strepsirhini

Definition:

a suborder which is, in some classifications, either coextensive with the Lemuroidea or comprising the true lemurs

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

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

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

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)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Strepsirrhini

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)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/suborder

Encarta Dictionary:

suborder | suborders [plural]

a taxonomic category that is a subdivision of an order and usually contains several similar families (16 of 28 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716518​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Strepsirhini

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Strepsirhini"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Strepsirhini"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Strepsirhini

Page last updated: 2013-06-26

Copyright © 2008-2013 Memidex