Definition of Angwantibo

1. Noun. A kind of lemur.

Exact synonyms: Arctocebus Calabarensis, Golden Potto
Generic synonyms: Lemur
Group relationships: Arctocebus, Genus Arctocebus



Definition of Angwantibo

1. n. A small lemuroid mammal (Arctocebus Calabarensis) of Africa. It has only a rudimentary tail.

Definition of Angwantibo

1. Noun. Either of two small primates, of the genus ''Arctocebus'', similar to lemurs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Angwantibo

1. A small lemuroid mammal (Arctocebus Calabarensis) of Africa. It has only a rudimentary tail. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Angwantibo

angulus oculi medialis
angulus oculi nasalis
angulus oculi temporalis
angulus sphenoidalis ossis parietalis
angulus sterni
angulus superior scapulae
angust
angustate
angustation
angustifoliate
angustifolious
angustimurate
angustiseptate
angwantibo (current term)
angwantibos
anhaline
anhaphia
anharmonic
anharmonicities
anharmonicity
anhedonia
anhedonias
anhedonic
anhedral
anhedrals
anhelation
anhele
anhelose

Literary usage of Angwantibo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. New Mallophaga by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Robert Evens Snodgrass (1896)
"5, 6) ; and on comparing these sketches with those already given of the angwantibo, which, for comparison, I here repeat (figs. 1, 2), the differences will ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"It seems impossible to avoid agreeing with Professor Huxley that the angwantibo is entitled to generic separation. The genus Loris also contains but a ..."

3. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"The Potto, together with an allied species from Old Calabar and the Cameroons, the angwantibo,1 is a very peculiar and specialised development of the lemurs ..."

4. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"4), it is important to note, differs more from that of the angwantibo than either of the ... In all the species yet mentioned, as in the angwantibo, ..."

5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1862)
"The dentition of the angwantibo, to be afterwards detailed, would make us incline to the belief of its food being of a more mixed character than simply ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1867)
"Dr S. stated that in the angwantibo of Old Calabar, the Perodicticus ... Dr JE Gray, of the British Museum, has since set apart the angwantibo, ..."

7. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"the angwantibo,—another extraordinary form in which the forefinger is quite absent and the first toe armed with a long claw,—inhabits Old Calabar. ..."

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