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).

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

  3. Origin: [L.]

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