Definition of Malmag

1. n. The tarsius, or spectral lemur.



Definition of Malmag

1. Noun. (zoology) The tarsier. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Malmag

1. an East Indian monkey [n -S]

Medical Definition of Malmag

1. The tarsius, or spectral lemur. Origin: F, from native name in Madagascar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malmag

mallory-weiss tear
mallotus
mallow
mallow family
mallows
mallowwort
mallowworts
malls
mallspeak
mallternative
mallternatives
mallu
mallus
malm
malma
malmag (current term)
malmags
malmier
malmiest
malmignatte
malmignattes
malms
malmsey
malmseys
malmy
malnormal
malnormality
malnourish
malnourished
malnourishment

Literary usage of Malmag

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1. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"malmag. The spectral tarsier, representing the first family, is a most extraordinary little creature, inhabiting the lowland forests of the islands from ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"[< NL. tarsus, qv, + L. 2>tf (ped-) = E./oot.] I. a. 1. Having the peculiar structure of tarsus which characterizes the tarsier or malmag.—2. ..."

3. History of the Affairs of Church and State in Scotland: From the Beginning by Robert Keith, Charles Jobson Lyon (1850)
"TUE Earl of Bothwell being sick unto death in the Castle of malmag, made solemn faith of what here followeth, viz.:— The Bishop of Schonen, together with ..."

4. Zoology: Being a Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits by William Benjamin Carpenter (1857)
"Fio. 81 HAND or POTTO. 163. To a family allied to the Lemurs we must refer a very remark- FI»-».—FOOT OT ™» malmag. able animal, ..."

5. Zoology: A Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits, Instincts by William Benjamin Carpenter (1848)
"81) ; the Tarsius, or malmag, in which we find the bones of the tarsus very much elongated, and the hind-legs resting only upon the points of the toes, ..."

6. Excelsior by James Hamilton (1856)
"... contrast to the flat-faced, dull-eyed old Lap, Johan, by whose side he tripped along. Leaving our horses at malmag, we traversed the marshy hill-side, ..."

7. Zoology: Being a Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Sweetland Dallas (1866)
"... Perodicticus or Potto, which is distinguished by the absence of the first- finger of the hands (Fig. 81) ; the 'Tarsius, or malmag, in which we find the ..."

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