Primate vs Strepsirrhine - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between primate and strepsirrhine

is that primate is (zoology) a mammal of the order primates , including simians and prosimians or primate can be (ecclesiastical) in the catholic church, a rare title conferred to or claimed by the sees of certain archbishops, or the highest-ranking bishop of a present or historical, usually political circumscription while strepsirrhine is any member of the clade strepsirrhini , one of the two suborders of primates.

primate

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) primate.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (zoology) A mammal of the order Primates , including simians and prosimians.
  • ''Primates range from lemurs to gorillas
  • (informal) A simian anthropoid; an ape, human or monkey.
  • Hyponyms
    * See also * ape * aye-aye * capuchin * douroucouli * entrina * exarch * galago * gibbon * great ape * howler monkey * human, human being * indri * lemur * loris * marmoset * monkey * night monkey * owl monkey * patriarch * potto * saki * simian * spider monkey * squirrel monkey * tamarin * tarsier * titi * uakari * woolly monkey

    Etymology 2

    (English (m)). Compare (m), of similar derivation and meaning.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (ecclesiastical) In the Catholic Church, a rare title conferred to or claimed by the sees of certain archbishops, or the highest-ranking bishop of a present or historical, usually political circumscription.
  • (ecclesiastical) In the Anglican Church, an archbishop, or the highest-ranking bishop of an ecclesiastic province.
  • Derived terms

    * Primates * primateship * Primate of All England * Primate of England * Primate of the Gauls

    See also

    * (l) ----

    strepsirrhine

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any member of the clade Strepsirrhini , one of the two suborders of primates.