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galago

Line breaks: gal¦ago
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈleɪɡəʊ
 
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Definition of galago in English:

noun (plural galagos)

Another term for bushbaby.
Example sentences
  • The hind limbs of galagos are longer than their forelimbs, which makes them very adept at leaping.
  • Just like monkeys and apes, the galago lives in trees, but unlike monkeys and apes it is active at night.
  • Three normal and six monocularly deprived galagos served as subjects for these experiments.

Origin

modern Latin (genus name).

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