order Primates

noun
an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
Syn: ↑Primates
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Eutheria, ↑subclass Eutheria
Member Meronyms:

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  • order Scandentia — noun a small order comprising only the tree shrews: in some classifications tree shrews are considered either primates (and included in the suborder Prosimii) or true insectivores (and included in the order Insectivora) • Syn: ↑Scandentia •… …   Useful english dictionary

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