Galago meaning

gə-lāgō, -lä-
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Any of several species of small, nocturnal and arboreal African primates, of the genus Galago, with a catlike head and very large, translucent eyes. [from 19th c.]
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A taxonomic genus within the family Galagidae "” the bushbabies or nagapies.
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Origin of galago

  • New Latin Galago genus name perhaps from Wolof golo monkey

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Scientific Latin Galago (as a genus name), probably from Wolof golo (“monkey").

    From Wiktionary