Definition of Nycticebus in English:

Nycticebus

noun

Zoology
  • A genus of primates of the family Lorisidae, comprising the slow lorises of south-east Asia; a primate of this genus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. From scientific Latin Nycticebus from nycti- + Cebus.

Pronunciation

Nycticebus

/nɪktɪˈsiːbəs/