Definition of omomyid in English:

omomyid

noun

  • An extinct tarsier-like primate belonging to the family Omomyidae, known from remains found in Palaeogene deposits in North America and Europe.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating a primate of this kind.

Origin

1950s. From scientific Latin Omomyidae, family name from Omomys, genus name, of uncertain origin + -idae.

Pronunciation

omomyid

/ˌəʊməʊˈmʌɪɪd/