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Definition: Indris laniger
, Indri \In"dri\
, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any lemurine animal of the genus Indris
Note: Several species are known, all of them natives of
Madagascar, as the diadem indris (Indris diadema
which has a white ruff around the forehead; the woolly
indris (Indris laniger
); and the short-tailed or
black indris (Indris brevicaudatus
), which is black,
varied with gray.
1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly
2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. “My fleece of
3. Clothed with wool. “Woolly breeders.”
4. (Bot.) Clothed with a fine, curly pubescence resembling
(Zo["o]l.), the hairy larva of several species
of bombycid moths. The most common species in the United
States are the salt-marsh caterpillar (see under Salt
the black and red woolly bear, or larva of the Isabella
moth (see Illust., under Isabella Moth
), and the yellow
woolly bear, or larva of the American ermine moth
(Bot.), an Australian tree (Eucalyptus longifolia
), so named because of its fibrous bark.
(Zo["o]l.), a plant louse (Schizoneura lanigera
syn Erisoma lanigera
) which is often very
injurious to the apple tree. It is covered with a dense
coat of white filaments somewhat resembling fine wool or
cotton. In exists in two forms, one of which infests the
roots, the other the branches. See Illust. under Blight
(Zo["o]l.), the mongoose lemur.
(Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed lemur (Indris laniger
) native of Madagascar, having fur somewhat like
wool; -- called also avahi
, and woolly lemur
(Zo["o]l.), any South American monkey of the
, as the caparro.
(Paleon.), an extinct rhinoceros
) which inhabited the arctic
regions, and was covered with a dense coat of woolly hair.
It has been found frozen in the ice of Siberia, with the
flesh and hair well preserved.