Colobus Monkey Definition

kŏlə-bəs, kə-lō-
noun
Any of various large, predominantly leaf-eating African monkeys of the genera Colobus, Piliocolobus, and Procolobus, having a long tail and vestigial thumbs.
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Origin of Colobus Monkey

  • New Latin Colobus genus name from Greek kolobos maimed (from the appearance of its hands)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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