hyˈlobate noun
A gibbon (genus Hylobˈatēs; from the root of Gr bainein to go)
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Main Entry:hyle

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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  • Hylobate — Hy lo*bate, n. [Gr. ? one that walks or inhabits the woods: ? a wood + ? to go.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Hylobates}; a gibbon, or long armed ape. See {Gibbon}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hylobate — n. Gibbon, long armed ape …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • gibbon — n. Hylobate, long armed ape …   New dictionary of synonyms

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