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Ring tailed lemurs
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] lemures, spirits of the night (probably from the animals' nocturnal behaviour/behavior and large, reflective eyes).

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lemur

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  1. Any animal of the prosimians, making up the infraorder Lemuriformes, the evolutionary predecessors of monkeys and apes, native only to Madagascar and some surrounding islands.

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Noun

lemur c (pl lemurer, def sing lemuren, def pl lemurerna)

  1. lemur

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