Definition of Lorises
1. Noun. (plural of loris) ¹
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Definition of Lorises
1. loris [n] - See also: loris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lorises
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Literary usage of Lorises
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Origin and Evolution of the Human Dentition by William King Gregory (1922)
"I. THE lorises ... The existing lorises, of Asia and Africa, and the galagos, of Africa, represent some of nature's experiments in evolving large-brained ..."
2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Prosimians that have been studied to a small extent in biomedical research include the lemurs (subfamily Lemuri- nae), lorises (subfamily ..."
3. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"THE SLOW LEMURS OR lorises, AND TARSIERS Another group of ... They are as slow as the lorises in their movements. In the Malay islands a distant relative, ..."
4. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1897)
"... of lorises, slow lemurs and flying foxes from the East Indies; a fine collection of lemurs, and the wonderful—and problematical—aye-aye, from Madagascar ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... that this line must have been closed to the passage of mammals since a very remote date, аэ is exemplified by the fact that the lorises of Ceylon and ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1844)
"... in the two-toed Anteater and in the lorises, and is characterized by the arteries having a tendency to divide rather than ramify ; from which it results ..."
7. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"... of West Africa2 are closely related to the lorises of South-eastern Asia, the galagos have no known 1 In which practically all the fingers and toes are ..."