how to pronounce lemur


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The above transcription of lemur is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

lemur is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of lemur in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… a specialization so a lemur out in …”

meanings of lemur


  1. Any strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea, native only to Madagascar and some surrounding islands.
  2. A loris (Lemur tardigradus, now Loris tardigradus), predating the 10th edition of Systema Naturæ.
  3. Any of the genus Lemur, represented by the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta).

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