Avahi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Avahi a genus of Indriidae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n avahi The woolly lemur, or long-tailed indri, of Madagascar, Avahis laniger; the ampongue.
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Usage

In literature:

Unlike the other members of the group, the avahi is nocturnal, and does not associate in small troops, but is met with either alone or in pairs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The Avahis, unlike the Sifakas and Indrinas, lead a solitary life, or go about in pairs.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
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