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Webster 1913 Edition


Loris

Lo′ris

,
Noun.
[
Loris
, or
lori
, the indigenous East Indian name.]
(Zool.)
Any one of several species of small lemurs of the genus
Stenops
. They have long, slender limbs and large eyes, and are arboreal in their habits. The slender loris (
Stenops gracilis
), of Ceylon, in one of the best known species.
[Written also
lori
.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Loris

LO'RIS

,
Noun.
A small quadruped of Ceylon.

Definition 2023


Loris

Loris

See also: loris

Translingual

Wikispecies

Proper noun

Loris m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Lorisidae – the lorises.

See also

  • Loris tardigradus
  • Loris lydekkerianus

loris

loris

See also: Loris

English

A 19th-century watercolour of a Sunda slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) clinging to a coffee plant (Coffea arabica), from the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings at the National Museum of Singapore

Noun

loris (plural lorises)

  1. Any of several small, slow-moving primates, of the family Lorisidae, found in India and southeast Asia.

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Latin

Noun

lōrīs

  1. dative plural of lōrum
  2. ablative plural of lōrum