- (initial capital letter) Roman Religion. any of the Lares.
- Zoology. white-handed gibbon.
Origin of lar
- the spirits who, if propitiated, watched over the house or community to which they belonged.
Origin of Lares
Examples from the Web for lar
Contemporary Examples of lar
But how did a musical that was so middlingly reviewed become so popular (lar)?A ‘Wicked’ Decade: How a Critically Trashed Musical Became a Long-Running Smash
October 30, 2013
Historical Examples of lar
"You have protected yourself well, Lar Tantril," he said slowly.
With elaborate caution, he reconnoitered Lar Tantril's ranch.
Him as larn't folks to fill the public and empty the cupboard.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
Lar Wang, however, was quite confident, and said that all was well.The Life of Gordon, Volume I
Demetrius Charles Boulger
MARY is moved so lar as to turn and look over his shoulder a minute.Windows (Fifth Series Plays)
- the singular of laresSee lares and penates
- Northern English dialect a boy or young man
- Libya (international car registration)
Word Origin for LAR
"Roman tutelary gods, household deities," Latin, plural of lar.