HyperDic: old_world_monkey

English > 1 sense of the expression Old World monkey:
NOUNanimalOld World monkey, catarrhineof Africa or Arabia or Asia
English > Old World monkey: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningOf Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together.
Synonymcatarrhine
Member ofCercopithecidae, family Cercopithecidae(Old World monkeys) guenon
Narrowerbaboonlarge terrestrial / terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
colobus, colobus monkeyarboreal monkey of western and central Africa with long silky fur and reduced thumbs
guenon, guenon monkeysmall slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
langurslender long-tailed monkey of Asia
macaqueshort-tailed monkey of rocky regions of Asia and Africa
mangabeylarge agile arboreal monkey with long limbs and tail and white upper eyelids
patas, hussar monkey, Erythrocebus patasreddish long-tailed monkey of west Africa
proboscis monkey, Nasalis larvatusBorneo monkey having a long bulbous nose
BroadermonkeyAny of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
Spanishcatarrino, catarrinos
Catalancatarí, catarrinos

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