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bush baby

n.
Any of several small nocturnal African primates of the family Galagidae, having dense woolly fur, large round eyes, prominent ears, and a long tail. Also called galago.
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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]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bush baby - agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and earsbush baby - 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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