from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large, chiefly nocturnal lemur (Lemur variegatus) of Madagascar, having a black-and-white coat of long dense fur and a white ruff around the face.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of several nocturnal lemurs of the Vareica, from Madagascar; with white ruffs around the face.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a species of lemur (lemur varius) having a conspicuous ruff on the sides of the head. Its color is varied with black and white. Called also ruffed maucaco.
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