English Dictionary
◊ OMOMYID GROUP
Omomyid group
n : extinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and
insects; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50
million years ago; probably gave rise to the tarsiers;
some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids
but others consider them only cousins [syn: {Omomyid}, {Omomyid
group}]