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Any of various extinct prosimian primates of the family Adapidae, resembling lemurs and known from fossil remains of the Eocene period.
Designating a primate of the family Adapidae; of or relating to these primates.
Early 20th century. From post-classical Latin Adapis rabbit (1493 or earlier; adopted as a genus name by G. Cuvier 1822, in his Ossemens Fossiles (ed. 2) III. 265) + -id, after scientific Latin Adapidae, family name.
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