from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of loris of the family Lemuridæ and the subfamily Lorisinæ or Nycticebinæ, including the slow loris, as Nycticebus tardigradus, of the East Indies. Also called Stenops and Bradylemur.
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- n. a genus of Lorisidae
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Several primate species are found in these forests and include the threatened banded langur (Trachypithecus melalophus) and slow loris (Loris nycticebus), a small, nocturnal prosimian.