Meaning of prosimian
Pronunciation: (prō-sim'ē-un), [key]
- belonging or pertaining to the primate suborder Prosimii, characterized by nocturnal habits, a long face with a moist snout, prominent whiskers, large mobile ears, and large, slightly sideways-facing eyes, comprising the lemur, loris, potto, bush baby, and aye-aye. Cf.
- a prosimian animal.
- prosimian (Thesaurus)