a nocturnal, nesting lemur, Varecia variegata, native to Madagascar, having black and white fur and a mane: an endangered species.
- Also called ruffed lemur .
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How to use vari in a sentence
There were countries and seas on a vari-colored map, and one pin-point of brilliance that marked his ever-changing position.Astounding Stories, May, 1931 | Various
He paused, looking out the window into the sky, at the faint vari-colored radiance of the cluster.The Stars, My Brothers | Edmond Hamilton
He studied the numbers again, and allowed himself the rare luxury of an outburst of vari-coloured profanity.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
Several seem only just to have left their beds, and their vari-coloured, gleaming silks are crumpled.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) | Richard Muther
It was of as much value as a vari-coloured dress, which nature could put on or off, without being less nature thereby.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) | Richard Muther