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Definition of LAR

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Lar \Lar\ (l[aum]r), n. (Zool.)
     A species of gibbon ({Hylobates lar}), found in Burmah. Called also {white-handed gibbon}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lar \Lar\ (l[aum]r), n.; pl. {Lares}, sometimes {Lars}. [L.] (Rom. Myth.) 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, (Fig.): Hearth or dwelling house. [1913 Webster]

           Nor will she her dear Lar forget,
           Victorious by his benefit.               --Lovelace. [1913 Webster]

           The Lars and Lemures moan with midnight plaint.
                                                    --Milton. [1913 Webster]

           Looking backward in vain toward their Lares and lands.
                                                    --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]


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