Loris definitions

lôr'ĭs
Any of various primates of the family Lorisidae of sub-Saharan Africa and tropical Asia, having a very short or absent tail, and including the pottos.
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Any of several small, slow-moving nocturnal members of this family in the genera Loris and Nycticebus of tropical Asia, having dense woolly fur and large eyes.
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Any of various small, slow-moving, large-eyed Asian prosimians (family Lorisidae) that live in trees and are active at night.
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Any of several small, slow-moving primates, of the family Lorisidae, found in India and southeast Asia.
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A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Lorinae "” the lorises.
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Origin of loris

French possibly from obsolete Dutch loeris simpleton from loer from Old French lourt from Latin lūridus pale lurid