loris

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A 19th-century watercolour of a Sunda slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) clinging to a coffee plant (Coffea arabica), from the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings at the National Museum of Singapore

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From French loris, reportedly from obsolete Dutch loeris (simpleton).

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loris (plural lorises)

  1. Any of several small, slow-moving primates, of the family Lorisidae, found in India and southeast Asia.

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lōrīs

  1. dative plural of lōrum
  2. ablative plural of lōrum