bushbaby vs galago what difference

what is difference between bushbaby and galago

English

Alternative forms

  • bush baby

Etymology

bush +‎ baby

Noun

bushbaby (plural bushbabies)

  1. An small, nocturnal, African primate, similar to a lemur.

Synonyms

  • galago

Derived terms

  • needle-clawed bushbaby
  • thick-tailed bushbaby

Translations



English

Etymology

Scientific Latin Galago (as a genus name), probably from Wolof golo (monkey).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡəˈleɪɡəʊ/

Noun

galago (plural galagos or galagoes)

  1. Any of several species of small, nocturnal and arboreal African primates, of the genus Galago, with a catlike head and very large, translucent eyes. [from 19th c.]
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 146:
      From the trees comes the doleful cry of the black-faced dioch, and the weary rustle of galagos creeping back to their nests after a meticulous night’s prowl.

Synonyms

  • bushbaby, bush baby

Translations

See also

  • galago on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Galago on Wikispecies.Wikispecies

Finnish

Noun

galago

  1. galago

French

Noun

galago m (plural galagos)

  1. galago

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