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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.]
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n., pl. -dris.
a short-tailed lemur, Indri indri, of Madagascar.
[1830–40; < French indri, said to be < Malagasy indry look!]
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|Noun||1.||indri - 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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