Lar

Definition of Lar

Pronunciation: lär
n.1.(Rom. Myth.) A tutelary deity; a deceased ancestor regarded as a protector of the family. The domestic Lares were the tutelar deities of a house; household gods.
Nor will she her dear Lar forget,
Victorious by his benefit.
- Lovelace.
The Lars and Lemures moan with midnight plaint.
- Milton.
Looking backward in vain toward their Lares and lands.
- Longfellow.
1.(Zool.) A species of gibbon (Hylobates lar), found in Burmah. Called also white-handed gibbon.
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