- A division of marsupials, like the opossums.
- Foot-handed mammals—that is, the lemurs: a synonym of Prosimiæ, Lemuroidea, and Strepsirrhina. Also Pedimani.
- a small grouping of marsupial or didelphian mammals, the American opossums: so called from the hand-like framework and function of both hind and fore foot. It's recently already been adopted among eight “orders” of marsupial animals.