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bushbaby

(ˈbʊʃˌbeɪbɪ)
n, pl -babies
(Animals) any agile nocturnal arboreal prosimian primate of the genera Galago and Euoticus, occurring in Africa south of the Sahara: family Lorisidae (lorises). They have large eyes and ears and a long tail. Also called: galago
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Noun1.bushbaby - agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and earsbushbaby - 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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Translations

bushbaby

nBuschbaby nt
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bushbaby

[ˈbʊʃˌbeɪbɪ] ngalagone m
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