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Synonyms of adapid group

Noun


1. Adapid, Adapid group, taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon

usage: extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins

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