loris: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lôr'is, lōr'-), [key]
— pl. -ris.
  1. Also calleda small, slender, tailless, large-eyed, nocturnal lemur, Loris gracilis, of southern India and Sri Lanka.
  2. Also calleda similar but stockier lemur of the genus Nycticebus, of southeastern Asia:is a threatened species. N. pygmaeus
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