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Definition of the noun adapid

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noun - plural: -

  1. 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

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Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of North American Mammals (2009)

A Comprehensive Guide to Mammals of North America by MobileReference

Dryopithecus, an early ape • Eosimias, an early catarrhine • Gigantopithecus, the largest ape • Godinotia, an adapid • Megaladapis, a giant lemur • Notharctus, an adapid • Pierolapithecus catalaunicus, a possible ancestor of large apes ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2A1P3I1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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