Sifaka definition

sə-făkə, shĭfäk-
Any of several diurnal arboreal lemurs of the genus Propithecus of Madagascar, having a long tail and very long legs used for leaping long distances from tree to tree.
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Noun

Singular:
sifaka
Plural:
sifakas

Origin of sifaka

  • Malagasy

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