Meaning of lemur

le•mur

Pronunciation: (lē'mur), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various small, arboreal, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the family Lemuridae, of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands, esp. of the genus Lemur, usually having large eyes, a foxlike face, and woolly fur: most lemurs are endangered.
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