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galago Line breaks: gal¦ago
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈleɪɡəʊ/

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.


Modern Latin (genus name).

Words that rhyme with galago

Diego, Jago, lumbago, sago, Tierra del Fuego, Tobago, Winnebago

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