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lo•ris



Pronunciation: (lôr'is, lōr'-), [key]
n.,
pl. -ris.

1. Also called slender loris. a small, slender, tailless, large-eyed, nocturnal lemur, Loris gracilis, of southern India and Sri Lanka.
2. Also called slow loris. a similar but stockier lemur of the genus Nycticebus, of southeastern Asia: N. pygmaeus is a threatened species.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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