small nocturnal West African monkey

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • potto — potto …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Potto — Potto …   Wikipédia en Français

  • potto — [ pɔto ] n. m. • 1896; poto 1766 (Buffon) « kinkajou de la Jamaïque »; angl. potto (1705), d une langue de Guinée ♦ Lémurien d Afrique, voisin du loris, arboricole et nocturne. Des pottos. ⊗ HOM. Poteau. ● potto nom masculin (anglais potto)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Potto — (Perodicticus potto) Systematik Überordnung: Euarchontoglires Ordnung: Primaten (Primates) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Potto — Pot to, n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A nocturnal mammal ({Perodictius potto}) of the Lemur family, found in West Africa. It has rudimentary forefingers. Called also {aposoro}, and {bush dog}. (b) The kinkajou. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • potto — [pät′ō] n. pl. pottos [< Afr native name, as in Wolof pata, a kind of tailless monkey] a slow moving, large eyed central African prosimian primate (Perodicticus potto) of the same family as the lorises and angwantibos …   English World dictionary

  • Potto — Potto, Halbaffe, so v.w. Galago …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Potto — Taxobox name = PottoMSW3 Groves|pages=123] image width = 277px status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Butynski et al |year=2000|id=16629|title=Perodicticus potto|downloaded=06 May 2006] regnum = Animalia phylum =… …   Wikipedia

  • potto — /pot oh/, n., pl. pottos. 1. any of several lorislike, African lemurs of the genera Perodicticus and Arctocebus, esp. P. potto, having a short tail and vestigial index fingers. 2. the kinkajou. [1695 1705; < D, said to be < Wolof pata tailless… …   Universalium

  • Potto — paprastasis potas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Perodicticus potto angl. potto vok. Potto rus. обыкновенный потто pranc. potto; potto de Bosman ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastieji potai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • potto — [ pɒtəʊ] (also potto gibbon) noun (plural pottos) a small nocturnal slow moving primate with a short tail, living in dense vegetation in the tropical forests of Africa. [Perodicticus potto.] Origin C18: perh. from Guinea dialect …   English new terms dictionary

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