loir


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loir

(lɔɪə)
n
(Animals) a large species, Myoxus glis, of edible dormouse
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Noun1.loir - large European dormouse
dormouse - small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather
genus Glis, Glis - type genus of the Gliridae
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Outsider Comtesse de Loir put in a strong late run and almost drew level but, even with her rider unable to use his whip, Sea-Bird's daughter was holding the other filly close home and gained the verdict by a head.
Allez France: had enough in hand to hold on from Comtesse de Loir
RED wine cascades into a vat in the recesses of Charles Jumert's cellar in the heart of the Loir Valley.
'Gentle France, beloved country of my childhood' - and in few areas is this more apparent than the peaceful reaches of the valley of Le Loir.
The news was revealed yesterday by the gelding's former trainer, Martin Pipe, who said: "Sabin du Loir died this week at the home of Peter Scudamore.