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|Noun||1.||Omomyid - extinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and insects; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; probably gave rise to the tarsiers; 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
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