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ga·la·go

 (gə-lā′gō, -lä′-)
n. pl. ga·la·gos

[New Latin Galago, genus name, perhaps from Wolof golo, monkey.]

galago

(ɡəˈlɑːɡəʊ)
n, pl -gos
(Animals) another name for bushbaby
[C19: from New Latin, perhaps from Wolof golokh monkey]

bush′ ba`by


n.
any of several prosimian primates of the genus Galago, of African forests, with large eyes and ears, woolly fur, and a bushy tail. Also called galago.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.galago - agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and earsgalago - agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears
lemur - large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
genus Galago - bush babies
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Of these 65 clades, we eliminated 33 because their members had large body size or were primates (Loridae, Galagonidae, Cercopithecinae, Colobinae, Hominidae, Canidae, Acinonychinae, Felinae, Pantherinae, Herpestinae, Hyaeninae, Protelinae, Lutrinae, Mellivorinac, Mustelinae, Nandinimae, Viverrinae, Elephantidae, Rhinocerotidae, Orycteropodidae, Aepycerotinae, Alcelaphinae, Antilopinae, Bovinae, Cephalophinae, Hippotraginae, Reduncinae, Phacochoerinae, Suinae, Hippopotamidae, Tragulidae, Giraffidae, Manidae).