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vari

[ vah-ree, vahr-ee ]
/ vɑˈri, ˈvɑr i /
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noun
a nocturnal, nesting lemur, Varecia variegata, native to Madagascar, having black and white fur and a mane: an endangered species.
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Also called ruffed lemur .

Origin of vari

First recorded in 1765–75, vari is from the Malagasy word vàrika

Other definitions for vari (2 of 2)

vari-

variant of vario- before a vowel.
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