Definitions for LARlɑr; ˈlɛər iz, ˈleɪ riz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Lar*lɑr; ˈlɛər iz, ˈleɪ riz(n.)(pl.)Lar•es; lars

  1. any of a class of ancient Roman tutelary, esp. household, deities.

    Category: Mythology

  2. (l.c.) a gibbon, Hylobates lar, with white hands and feet.

    Category: Mammals

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Origin of Lar:

1580–90; < L

Wiktionary

  1. lar(Noun)

    A species of gibbon (Hylobates lar), found in Burma. Called also the common or white-handed gibbon.

  2. Origin: From laizō, from laizijanan. Cognate with Old Saxon lēra, Dutch leer, Old High German lēra (German Lehre).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lar(noun)

    a tutelary deity; a deceased ancestor regarded as a protector of the family. The domestic Lares were the tutelar deities of a house; household gods. Hence, Eng.: Hearth or dwelling house

  2. Lar(noun)

    a species of gibbon (Hylobates lar), found in Burmah. Called also white-handed gibbon

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  1. Lar, Iran

    Lar is a city in and the capital of Larestan County, Fars Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 62,965, in 6,891 families. Lar's inhabitants are Lari people and are basically of Jewish origin and are not of the same as other towns and villages in Gerash, Khonj, Bastak, Lamerd, Fedagh or Ewaz who are of Zorostian and Aryan origin. Lari people and Larestani are two different origins and have different cultures but speak similar Language. Larestani people are native Persian or Aryan and were of Zorostian origin, but Lari people were of native Jewish who later converted to Islam.


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home(noun)

the house, town, country etc where a person etc usually lives

I work in London but my home is in Bournemouth; When I retire, I'll make my home in Bournemouth; Africa is the home of the lion; We'll have to find a home for the kitten.

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