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


  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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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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