Definitions for LARlɑr; ˈlɛər iz, ˈleɪ riz

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  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).

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  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

  3. Origin: [L.]


  1. Lar, Iran

    Lar is a city in and the capital of Larestan County, Fars Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 55,265, in 6,891 families. Lar's inhabitants are Lari people and are basically ancient Jewish origin and are not of the same as other towns and villages in Gerash County, 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. Achomi people are native Aryan Persian and of Zorostian origin, Lari people were of Jewish origin who later converted to Islam in 14th and 15th century.

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