Synonyms
Etymology

1. lemur

noun. ['ˈliːmɝ'] large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails.

Synonyms

  • Madagascar cat
  • bush baby
  • Loris gracilis
  • Arctocebus calabarensis
  • angwantibo
  • bushbaby
  • slender loris
  • Lemuroidea
  • potto
  • Avahi laniger
  • ring-tailed lemur
  • indris
  • primate
  • Indri indri
  • Perodicticus potto
  • aye-aye
  • Indri brevicaudatus
  • kinkajou
  • golden potto
  • galago
  • woolly indris
  • slow loris
  • Nycticebus tardigradua
  • suborder Lemuroidea
  • Lemur catta
  • indri
  • Daubentonia madagascariensis

Etymology

  • lemurēs (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Lemur

  • streamer
  • screamer
  • steamer
  • schemer
  • kremer
  • kreamer
  • dreamer
  • cremer
  • creamer
  • bremer
  • ziemer
  • wiemer
  • teamer
  • siemer
  • riemer
  • remer
  • reamer
  • nemer
  • leamer
  • femur
  • diemer
  • deemer
  • deamer
  • beemer
  • beamer
  • eamer

How do you pronounce lemur?

Pronounce lemur as ˈlimər.

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Example sentences of the word lemur


1. Adjective
While all lemur species are endangered, some are easier to spot than others.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Another useful lemur adaptation is their strong back legs that allow them to jump between trees.

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