family Cercopithecidae

noun
Old World monkeys: guenon; baboon; colobus monkey; langur; macaque; mandrill; mangabey; patas; proboscis monkey
Syn: ↑Cercopithecidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Anthropoidea, ↑suborder Anthropoidea
Member Meronyms:

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