Talapoin meaning

tălə-poin
A small monkey (Miopithecus talapoin) of western equatorial Africa, having a long tail and greenish fur.
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A monkey from one of two species of Old World monkeys, of the genus Miopithecus, distinguished by a short-snouted head with a hairless face.
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Origin of talapoin

  • French from Portuguese talapões pl. of talapão monk

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