Definition of Slow loris

1. Noun. Stocky lemur of southeastern Asia.

Exact synonyms: Nycticebus Pygmaeus, Nycticebus Tardigradua
Generic synonyms: Lemur
Group relationships: Genus Nycticebus, Nycticebus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slow Loris

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slow burn
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slow combustion
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slow cookers
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slow fever
slow food
slow in
slow lane
slow loris (current term)
slow match
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slow ovens
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slow reacting substance of anaphylaxis
slow roll
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slow time scale
slow up

Literary usage of Slow loris

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1903)
"He there proposes a genus Tardigradus with two species, T. Joris = Slender Loris and T. coucang = slow loris, and correctly refers Lemur tardigradus Linn, ..."

2. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"slow loris (Nycticebus tardigradus). African genus Papio occurs in the Indian Pliocene and in Madras survived till the ..."

3. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"The slow loris is found in Eastern India and the Malay countries, ... Of a slow loris kept by him, Sir William Jones, in the " Asiatic Researches," wrote: ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Its movements are deliberate, as its popular name, slow loris, implies; but it makes up for this by a vigorous tenacity of grasp. ..."

5. American Types of Animal Life by St. George Jackson Mivart (1891)
"Both these African forms are very like the slow loris, and resemble it in their habits, but they both have ..."

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