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adapid


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Adapid 
  n  :  extinct  small  mostly  diurnal  lower  primates  that  fed  on 
  leaves  and  fruit;  abundant  in  North  America  and  Europe  30 
  to  50  million  years  ago;  their  descendents  probably 
  include  the  lemurs;  some  authorities  consider  them 
  ancestral  to  anthropoids  but  others  consider  them  only 
  cousins  [syn:  {Adapid},  {Adapid  group}] 




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