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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]
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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