ruffed lemur


Definition of ruffed lemur

: a large black-and-white lemur (Lemur varius) having the face framed by thick fringes of long hair on the sides of the head

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First Known Use of ruffed lemur

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Ruffed lemur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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