Definition of Order Primates

1. Noun. An animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Primates

order Picariae
order Piciformes
order Piperales
order Plantaginales
order Platyctenea
order Plecoptera
order Plectognathi
order Pleuronectiformes
order Plumbaginales
order Podicipediformes
order Podicipitiformes
order Polemoniales
order Polygonales
order Polymastigina
order Polypodiales
order Primates (current term)
order Primulales
order Proboscidea
order Procellariiformes
order Proteales
order Protura
order Pseudomonadales
order Pseudoscorpiones
order Pseudoscorpionida
order Psilophytales
order Psilotales
order Psittaciformes
order Psocoptera
order Pterosauria
order Pulmonata

Literary usage of Order Primates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"order Primates. Inner digit of hand, and in some families the inner digit of foot, opposable to the other digits; femur and humerus fully exserted; ..."

2. An Introduction to the Osteology of the Mammalia by William Henry Flower (1885)
"CHAPTER X. THE SKULL IN THE order Primates, CARNIVORA, INSECTIVORA, ... Order PRIMATES. Man.—On comparing a longitudinal und vertical section of a young ..."

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