Definition of Bushbaby

1. Noun. Agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears.

Exact synonyms: Bush Baby, Galago
Generic synonyms: Lemur
Group relationships: Genus Galago

Definition of Bushbaby

1. Noun. An small, nocturnal, African primate, similar to a lemur. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bushbaby

bush plane
bush planes
bush poppy
bush shrike
bush sickness
bush telegraph
bush telegraphs
bush tit
bush tucker
bush vetch
bush violet
bush week
bush willow
bush yaws
bushbaby (current term)
bushel basket
bushel baskets

Literary usage of Bushbaby

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

1. Southern Africa: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabweby Bernard Joliat by Bernard Joliat (2000)
"... enjoy the privileges of a harem, for when the females are in heat they will offer themselves to any available partner Powerful and aggressive, bushbaby ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"(16) studied seven species of Old World monkeys and found that the urate clearance exceeded the inulin clearance in all but the bushbaby. ..."

3. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"... and shortening of the estrus period), in addition to reduced copulation and fertility, have been reported in the greater bushbaby (Galago crassicaudatus ..."

4. Kenya and Tanzania by Claude Herve-Bazin, Judith Farr (2003)
"Powerful and aggressive, bushbaby Go/ago crassicaudatus Ranging from a tiny galago that would fit in your hand to the largest, rabbit-size, ..."

5. Managing University Museums by Melanie Kelly (2001)
"Zoology Museum, University of Ghent, Belgium: a bushbaby Source: the author. Examples of technical problems and suggested solutions Two particularly ..."

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