guenon monkey

Definitions of guenon monkey
  1. noun
    small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
    synonyms: guenon
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    Cercopithecus talapoin, talapoin
    smallest guenon monkey; of swampy central and west African forests
    Cercopithecus aethiops, grivet
    white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the face
    Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus, vervet, vervet monkey
    South African monkey with black face and hands
    African green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, green monkey
    common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tail
    type of:
    Old World monkey, catarrhine
    of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
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