Definition of omomyine in English:

omomyine

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the subfamily Omomyinae of extinct omomyid primates, known chiefly from remains found in Eocene and Oligocene deposits in North America.

noun

  • An omomyine primate.

Origin

1950s. From scientific Latin Omomyinae, subfamily name from Omomynae, former subfamily name from Omomys, genus name: see -ine.

Pronunciation

omomyine

/ˌəʊməʊˈmʌɪʌɪn/