Main definitions of lar in English

: lar1LAR2

lar1

(also lar gibbon)

noun

  • The common gibbon, which has white hands and feet and is found in Thailand and Malaysia.

    Hylobates lar, family Hylobatidae

    • ‘Of the three species found in Thailand, the lar is the most numerous but is still under threat, while the agile and pileated are endangered.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from Latin, literally ‘household god’.

Pronunciation

lar

/lɑː/

Main definitions of lar in English

: lar1LAR2

LAR2

  • Libya (international vehicle registration).

Origin

From Libyan Arab Republic.