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lar

[ lahr ]
/ lɑr /
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noun, plural lar·es [lair-eez, ley-reez] /ˈlɛər iz, ˈleɪ riz/ for 1, lars for 2.
(initial capital letter)Roman Religion. any of the Lares.
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Origin of lar

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1580–90
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British Dictionary definitions for lar (1 of 3)

lar1
/ (lɑː) /

noun
the singular of laresSee lares and penates

British Dictionary definitions for lar (2 of 3)

lar2
/ (lɑː) /

noun
Northern English dialect a boy or young man

British Dictionary definitions for lar (3 of 3)

LAR

abbreviation for
Libya (international car registration)

Word Origin for LAR

from L(ibyan) A(rab) R(epublic)
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