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Definition of the noun Avahis
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Avahis is a genus of Indriidae, described by Jourdan in 1834.
- synonym: genus Avahis
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Mammalia
- order: Primates
- family: Indriidae
- genus: Avahi
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A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement
The Encyclopedia Americana (1919)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
which has no visible tail, while the smallest are the avahis (genus Avahis) which are the size of gray squirrels, but have very long tails. A third important genus is Pnopitheeus, containing several large brightly ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)
Latest Edition. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes
Avahis, Jourdan. — Second upper incisor larger than the first. Upper canine scarcely larger than the first premolar. Muzzle very short. Ears very small and hidden in the fur. which is very solt and woolly. Carpus without os een trale. Tail long.
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Scrabble value of A1V4A1H4I1S1
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