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 (gə-lā′gō, -lä′-)
n. pl. ga·la·gos

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


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

bush′ ba`by

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Zeffirelli tracked the explosive pair to a hotel room in Dublin where, according to the director's memoirs, Taylor had brought back a galago (bushbaby) from Africa and was chasing it around the room instead of talking about The Taming of the Shrew.
Stafford competition There could a be power struggle at the top of Thurloe Thoroughbreds in the future after Galago won the 6f maiden to complete an across-the-card double for Luke Morris.
Eventually he manages to catch a galago, better known as a bush baby, and eats it, sharing the kill with another chimp.
Table 1: Wildlife species population structure in study location of Kwale Forest Reserve CLASS ORDER FAMILY COMMON NAME ORDER MAMMALIA Carnivora Viverridae March mongoose African Civet Felidae Forest Gene Mustelidae Palm civet Serval Leopard Cape Clawless Otter Carnivora Carnidae Fox Mustelidae Spotted necked otter Warthog Artiodactyla Red River--hog Suidae Hippopotamu Hippopotamus Bovidae African buffalo Sitatunga Blue duker Kob, Bushbuck Primate Galagidae Dwarf Galago Cercopithedidae Mona monkey Pata monkey White-nose monkey Rodentia Sciuridae Redless Tree- Squirrle Giant forest- Cricetidae Squirrel Gambian Giant-rat.
Not a Military War is published by Galago and costs pounds 16.