white-handed gibbon

[hwahyt-han-did, -han-, wahyt-]


a gibbon, Hylobates lar, inhabiting Thailand, the Malay Peninsula, and northern Sumatra, varying from black to light buff in color, and having white hands and feet: an endangered species.

Nearby words

  1. white-fronted tern,
  2. white-glove,
  3. white-ground,
  4. white-haired,
  5. white-haired boy,
  6. white-headed,
  7. white-hot,
  8. white-knuckle,
  9. white-knuckle paddler,
  10. white-livered

Also called lar, lar gibbon.

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