Tar"si*us (?), n. [NL. See Tarsus.] Zool.

A genus of nocturnal lemurine mammals having very large eyes and ears, a long tail, and very long proximal tarsal bones; -- called also malmag, spectral lemur, podji, and tarsier.

 

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