adapid group definition

  • noun:
    • extinct tiny mainly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in united states and European countries 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably are the lemurs; some authorities give consideration to them ancestral to anthropoids but other people start thinking about them just cousins

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