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indri

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noun in·dri \ˈin-drē\

Definition of indri

plural indris

  1. :  a large diurnal black-and-white lemur (Indri indri) of Madagascar that is about two feet long with a rudimentary tail



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Origin of indri

French, from Malagasy indry look!


First Known Use: 1839


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