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indri

[ in-dree ]
/ ˈɪn dri /
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noun, plural in·dris.

a short-tailed lemur, Indri indri, of Madagascar, about 2 feet (60 centimeters) in length: an endangered species.

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Origin of indri

First recorded in 1830–40; from French indri, Malagasy indry “look!,” wrongly taken as animal's name
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