Definition of Avahi
1. Noun. A genus of Indriidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Indriidae, Indriidae
Member holonyms: Avahi Laniger, Woolly Indris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avahi
Literary usage of Avahi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports on Zoology for 1843, 1844 by Andreas Johann Wagner, Franz Hermann Troschel, Wilhelm Ferdinand Erichson, Carl Th. Ernst Siebold (1847)
"3 that of Licha- notus Avahi. The internal structure of the Loris has been illustrated by a comprehensive investigation of Vrolik. ..."
2. Catalogue of Monkeys, Lemurs, and Fruit-eating Bats in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray (1870)
"The Avahi. BM Brown, varied ; rump, spot over groin, and beneath whitish, ... Lesson; Hoe- ren, \at. 7'i/ils. xi. t. 3, and t. 2. f. 6, skull. Avahi ..."
3. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"Another curious inhabitant of Madagascar is the INDRI, or Avahi, a creature that has sometimes been considered as one of the lemurs, and placed among them ..."
4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the ears large, round and mostly bare, and the tail shorter than the body. Like the gentle lemurs they are nocturnal. (See Avahi, AYE-AYE, ..."
5. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The Avahi has a long tail (15 inches in length) like Propithecus. The outer incisors are larger than the inner, thus differentiating the genus from ..."
6. Pahlavi Texts by Edward William West (1892)
"... namely: ' Their accomplishment of arrogance over these creatures of mine, and also the unfitness for heaven (avahi^tih-i^) of a righteous man, and that, ..."