Definition of Nycticebus

1. Noun. A genus of Lorisidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Nycticebus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Lorisidae, Lorisidae
Member holonyms: Nycticebus Pygmaeus, Nycticebus Tardigradua, Slow Loris



Lexicographical Neighbors of Nycticebus

Nyamwezi
Nyanja
Nyankole
Nyasaland
Nyaturucha
Nyaturuwil
Nyaya
Nyctaginaceae
Nyctaginia
Nyctaginia capitata
Nyctereutes
Nyctereutes procyonides
Nyctian
Nycticebus (current term)
Nycticebus pygmaeus
Nycticebus tardigradua
Nycticorax
Nycticorax nycticorax
Nyctimene
Nyctotherus
Nydrazid
Nydri
Nyepi
Nyepis
Nyhan
Nyiha
Nyingma
Nyiragongo

Literary usage of Nycticebus

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

1. The Mammals of India: A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1874)
"Nycticebus, Geoffroy. Char.—Head, round ; muzzle, short and triangular ; ears, short, hairy ; extremities, ... Nycticebus tardigradus. Lemur apud GEOFFROY. ..."

2. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"SLOW LORIS (Nycticebus tardigradus). African genus Papio occurs in the Indian Pliocene and in Madras survived till the ..."

3. List of the Osteological Specimens in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1847)
"Skull, Madagascar. * Bones of body. Madagascar. Nycticebus, Geoff. ... Nycticebus Javanicus. Skull. Madagascar. * Skull. Ceylon. LORIS, Geoff. The LOBIS. ..."

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