[lawr-is, lohr-] /ˈlɔr ɪs, ˈloʊr-/
noun, plural loris.
Also called slender loris. a small, slender, tailless, large-eyed, nocturnal lemur, Loris gracilis, of southern India and Sri Lanka.
Also called slow loris. a similar but stockier lemur of the genus Nycticebus, of southeastern Asia: N. pygmaeus is a threatened species.
noun (pl) -ris
any of several omnivorous nocturnal slow-moving prosimian primates of the family Lorisidae, of S and SE Asia, esp Loris tardigradus (slow loris) and Nycticebus coucang (slender loris), having vestigial digits and no tails
small primate of Sri Lanka, 1774, from French loris (Buffon), of unknown origin, said to be from obsolete Dutch loeris “booby, clown.”
[lawrn] /lɔrn/ adjective 1. forsaken, desolate, bereft, or forlorn. 2. Archaic. lost, ruined, or undone. [lawrn] /lɔrn/ noun 1. Firth of, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, on the W coast of Scotland, leading NE to the Caledonian Canal. /lɔːn/ adjective 1. (poetic) forsaken or wretched adj. (archaic) c.1300, “lost, ruined,” from Old English loren, […]
[lawr-nuh] /ˈlɔr nə/ noun 1. a female given name.
[lawrn] /lɔrn/ noun 1. Firth of, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, on the W coast of Scotland, leading NE to the Caledonian Canal.
long range oblique optical system