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bush baby \bush baby\, bushbaby \bush"ba*by\(b[.u]sh"b[=a]*b[y^]), n. 1. any of several agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemurlike primates of the genus Galago with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears; -- called also galago.


n. An small, nocturnal, African primate, similar to a lemur.


n. agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears [syn: galago, bush baby]


Usage examples of "bushbaby".

Birds and bushbabies and other things stared down from the green fronds and sent forth strange whoops of laughter.

At least one species of African bushbaby, for example, cups its hands and urinates upon them before setting off into the African night.