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n. pl. ga·la·gos
See bush baby.
[New Latin Galago, genus name, perhaps from Wolof golo, monkey.]
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n, pl -gos
(Animals) another name for bushbaby
[C19: from New Latin, perhaps from Wolof golokh monkey]
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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.
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|Noun||1.||galago - 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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