- IPA: /ˈliːmə(ɹ)/
lemur (plural lemurs)
- (colloquial) Any strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea, native only to Madagascar and some surrounding islands.
- Any of the genus Lemur, represented by the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta).
- Linnaeus, C. (1758) Systema Naturæ, volume 1, 10 edition, Stockholm, Sweden: Laurentius Salvius, pages 29–30 ↗
- (obsolete) A loris (Lemur tardigradus, now Loris tardigradus), predating the 10th edition of Systema Naturæ.
- French: lémur, lémurien
- German: Lemur, Lemure
- Italian: lemure
- Portuguese: lêmure
- Russian: лему́р
- Spanish: lémur