Definition of Genus Lemur
1. Noun. Type genus of the Lemuridae.
Group relationships: Family Lemuridae, Lemuridae
Member holonyms: Lemur Catta, Madagascar Cat, Ring-tailed Lemur
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lemur
Literary usage of Genus Lemur
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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"Ths genus Lemur, properly so called, is thus characterised :— Incisors, Í ; canines, L_J ; molars, fLJ ; 0 1—1 4—4 :32. Teeth of Lemur, more than one-third ..."
2. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1906)
"No apology is needed, therefore, for adding notes, even in reference to the genus Lemur. I have recently received from Captain Stanley Flower the body of an ..."
3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In the members of the typical genus Lemur, as well as in the allied Hapalemur ... The species of the genus Lemur are diurnal, and may be recognized by the ..."
4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1801)
"The genus lemur follows—a tribe of animals which certainly connect the monkeys with the other genera of primates, by the similarity of some species with ..."
5. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The genus Lemur is distinguished by the long tail, half as long as the body at the least, by the elongated face, and by the Fox- like muzzle ; the teeth are ..."