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white-handed gibbon

[hwahyt-han-did, -han-, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌhæn dɪd, -ˈhæn-, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
a gibbon, Hylobates lar, inhabiting Thailand, the Malay Peninsula, and northern Sumatra, varying from black to light buff in color, and having white hands and feet: an endangered species.
Also called lar, lar gibbon.
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