Definition of lemur in English:
An arboreal primate with a pointed snout and typically a long tail, found only in Madagascar. Compare with flying lemur.
- Even endangered species, like Diana monkeys, lemurs, and gibbons, are for sale.
- Primitive primates called lemurs fill the ecological roles of woodpeckers, squirrels and monkeys.
- Primates including forest-dwelling ancestors of today's lemurs and tarsiers flourished in the trees.