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in·dri

 (ĭn′drē)
n. pl. in·dris
A large arboreal lemur (Indri indri) of eastern Madagascar, having very long legs and a rudimentary tail.

[French, probably from Malagasy endira, local name for the indri.]

in•dri

(ˈɪn dri)

n., pl. -dris.
a short-tailed lemur, Indri indri, of Madagascar.
[1830–40; < French indri, said to be < Malagasy indry look!]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indri - large short-tailed lemur of Madagascar having thick silky fur in black and white and fawnindri - large short-tailed lemur of Madagascar having thick silky fur in black and white and fawn
lemur - large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
genus Indri - type genus of the Indriidae
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Jayanti Indri Sangha on Thursday said that Sri Lank was not able to overcome terrorism and extremism without the assistance of Pakistan.
One successful tactic: inviting potential partners to witness the whalelike songs of the indri, a type of lemur.
Andasibe National Park, a tropical rainforest teeming with chameleons, leaf-tailed geckos and the largest living lemur, the Indri.
One of the most interesting sights for spectators will be Englishman John Indri in his knee-high Darrian T90, which looks like a frisbee.
IAF's helicopters, including Mi17, Mi17 V5 and ALH, carried out missions to airlift men, equipment, relief material medical aid and rescued 21 persons stranded in Nakur area, Saharanpur district, which included six children and 22 persons from Indri Sub division of Karnal district.
It's as if the indri, the largest living lemurs, are singing at the door of my simple rainforest lodge in the lowland jungle of eastern Madagascar.
I'm amazed at just how close we can get to the animals; a common brown lemur comfortably forages for berries only metres from our feet, while above us a family of indri propel themselves through the trees with an admirable combination of athletic strength and balletic grace.
I'm amazed at just how close we can get to the animals; a common brown lemur comfortably forages for berries only meters from our feet, while above us a family of indri propel themselves through the trees with an admirable combination of athletic strength and balletic grace.
The project developed code that is based on the open source software projects of Apache UIMA (Unstructured Information Management Architecture), Apache Lucene (a high-performance text search engine), Indri (University of Massachusetts and Carnegie Mellon University query language), and SPARQL (a resource description format query language based on World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) specifications).
North Wales Car Club (NWCC) member Ian Jones of Abergele co-drove for West Essex-based John Indri in the ultra-rapid Darrian T90 GTR, powered by a 2500cc Millington Diamond engine and took the overall victory by 28 seconds, 15 of those seconds having been earned in the dark on Friday night at the Super Special stage which saw rally crews paired off and racing against each other and the clock.
There's one breed, the Indri, which looks like a child dressed in a Panda suit.
Simpson and Walsh took second ahead of John Indri and Dave Engwell, who were the first two-wheel-drive crew home.