Definition of galago in English:


nounPlural galagos

  • another term for bushbaby
    • ‘Three normal and six monocularly deprived galagos served as subjects for these experiments.’
    • ‘The Demidoff's galago is found throughout the forests of central and western Africa.’
    • ‘Just like monkeys and apes, the galago lives in trees, but unlike monkeys and apes it is active at night.’
    • ‘All galagos in nature are from Africa; two members of the loris group are from Africa and two from Asia.’
    • ‘The hind limbs of galagos are longer than their forelimbs, which makes them very adept at leaping.’


Modern Latin (genus name).