Indris brevicaudatus
Indris In"dris, Indri In"dri, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any lemurine animal of the genus {Indris}. [1913 Webster]

Note: Several species are known, all of them natives of Madagascar, as the diadem indris ({Indris diadema}), which has a white ruff around the forehead; the woolly indris ({Indris laniger}); and the short-tailed or black indris ({Indris brevicaudatus}), which is black, varied with gray. [1913 Webster]


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  • Indris — In dris, Indri In dri, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any lemurine animal of the genus {Indris}. [1913 Webster] Note: Several species are known, all of them natives of Madagascar, as the diadem indris ({Indris diadema}), which has a white ruff around the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indris diadema — Indris In dris, Indri In dri, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any lemurine animal of the genus {Indris}. [1913 Webster] Note: Several species are known, all of them natives of Madagascar, as the diadem indris ({Indris diadema}), which has a white ruff around the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indris laniger — Indris In dris, Indri In dri, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any lemurine animal of the genus {Indris}. [1913 Webster] Note: Several species are known, all of them natives of Madagascar, as the diadem indris ({Indris diadema}), which has a white ruff around the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indris — noun large short tailed lemur of Madagascar having thick silky fur in black and white and fawn • Syn: ↑indri, ↑Indri indri, ↑Indri brevicaudatus • Hypernyms: ↑lemur • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Indri …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indri brevicaudatus — noun large short tailed lemur of Madagascar having thick silky fur in black and white and fawn • Syn: ↑indri, ↑indris, ↑Indri indri • Hypernyms: ↑lemur • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Indri …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indri — Indris In dris, Indri In dri, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any lemurine animal of the genus {Indris}. [1913 Webster] Note: Several species are known, all of them natives of Madagascar, as the diadem indris ({Indris diadema}), which has a white ruff around the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Indri — noun type genus of the Indriidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Indriidae, ↑family Indriidae • Member Meronyms: ↑indri, ↑indris, ↑Indri indri, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indri indri — noun large short tailed lemur of Madagascar having thick silky fur in black and white and fawn • Syn: ↑indri, ↑indris, ↑Indri brevicaudatus • Hypernyms: ↑lemur • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Indri …   Useful english dictionary

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