Adapid(redirected from Adapids)
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Related to Adapids: Aegyptopithecus
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|Noun||1.||Adapid - extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins|
order Primates, Primates - an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings