family Hylobatidae

noun
used in some classifications for the lesser apes (gibbons and siamangs); sometimes considered a subfamily of Pongidae
Syn: ↑Hylobatidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Anthropoidea, ↑suborder Anthropoidea
Member Meronyms: ↑lesser ape, ↑Hylobates, ↑genus Hylobates, ↑Symphalangus, ↑genus Symphalangus

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