Definition of Order Primates
1. Noun. An animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Eutheria, Subclass Eutheria
Member holonyms: Primate, Anthropoidea, Suborder Anthropoidea, Prosimii, Suborder Prosimii, Adapid, Adapid Group, Lemuroidea, Suborder Lemuroidea, Strepsirhini, Suborder Strepsirhini, Omomyid, Omomyid Group, Suborder Tarsioidea, Tarsioidea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Primates
Literary usage of Order Primates
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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 ..."