Indris laniger
Woolly Wool"ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. [1913 Webster]

2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. ``My fleece of woolly hair.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Clothed with wool. ``Woolly breeders.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. (Bot.) Clothed with a fine, curly pubescence resembling wool. [1913 Webster]

{Woolly bear} (Zo["o]l.), the hairy larva of several species of bombycid moths. The most common species in the United States are the salt-marsh caterpillar (see under {Salt}), the black and red woolly bear, or larva of the Isabella moth (see Illust., under {Isabella Moth}), and the yellow woolly bear, or larva of the American ermine moth ({Spilosoma Virginica}).

{Woolly butt} (Bot.), an Australian tree ({Eucalyptus longifolia}), so named because of its fibrous bark.

{Woolly louse} (Zo["o]l.), a plant louse ({Schizoneura lanigera} syn {Erisoma lanigera}) which is often very injurious to the apple tree. It is covered with a dense coat of white filaments somewhat resembling fine wool or cotton. In exists in two forms, one of which infests the roots, the other the branches. See Illust. under {Blight}.

{Woolly macaco} (Zo["o]l.), the mongoose lemur.

{Woolly maki} (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed lemur ({Indris laniger}) native of Madagascar, having fur somewhat like wool; -- called also {avahi}, and {woolly lemur}.

{Woolly monkey} (Zo["o]l.), any South American monkey of the genus {Lagothrix}, as the caparro.

{Woolly rhinoceros} (Paleon.), an extinct rhinoceros ({Rhinoceros tichorhinus}) which inhabited the arctic regions, and was covered with a dense coat of woolly hair. It has been found frozen in the ice of Siberia, with the flesh and hair well preserved. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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 — 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 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… …   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 — Ịndris   [madegassisch], Singular Ịndri der, (s), Indriidae, Familie der Halbaffen mit vier Arten (Kopf Rumpf Länge 30 90 cm) in drei Gattungen, die im Nordosten Madagaskars verbreitet sind. Indris sind baumbewohnende Pflanzenfresser mit langen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lichanotus laniger — vilnotasis indris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lichanotus laniger angl. avahi; woolly indris; woolly lemur rus. длинношёрстный авагис; мохнатый индри; руноносый авагис ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • vilnotasis indris — statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lichanotus laniger angl. avahi; woolly indris; woolly lemur rus. длинношёрстный авагис; мохнатый индри; руноносый авагис ryšiai: platesnis terminas – vilnotieji indriai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • woolly indris — vilnotasis indris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lichanotus laniger angl. avahi; woolly indris; woolly lemur rus. длинношёрстный авагис; мохнатый индри; руноносый авагис ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Avahi laniger — noun nocturnal indris with thick grey brown fur and a long tail • Syn: ↑woolly indris • Hypernyms: ↑lemur • Member Holonyms: ↑Avahi, ↑genus Avahi …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolly indris — noun nocturnal indris with thick grey brown fur and a long tail • Syn: ↑Avahi laniger • Hypernyms: ↑lemur • Member Holonyms: ↑Avahi, ↑genus Avahi …   Useful english dictionary

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