genus Cercopithecus

noun
type genus of the Cercopithecidae: guenons
Syn: ↑Cercopithecus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cercopithecidae, ↑family Cercopithecidae
Member Meronyms: ↑guenon, ↑guenon monkey

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  • Cercopithecus — n. type genus of the {Cercopithecidae}, consisting of one genus of guenons. Syn: genus {Cercopithecus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cercopithecus — noun type genus of the Cercopithecidae: guenons • Syn: ↑genus Cercopithecus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cercopithecidae, ↑family Cercopithecidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • CERCOPITHECUS — Graece κῆβος, Aristoteli, Histor. Animal. l. 1. simia est habens caudam: ut plane idem sit ac κερκοπίθηκος, secundum Martial. l. 14. Epigr. 202. Si mihi cauda foret, Cercopithecus eram. Et Prudentium adv. Symm. l. 2. v. 468. Isis enim et Serapis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Cercopithecus — A genus of the family Cercopithecidae, represented by guenons and common African monkeys. * * * Cer·co·pi·the·cus pə thē kəs, pith ə n a genus of the family Cercopithecidae that includes slender long tailed African monkeys comprising the guenons… …   Medical dictionary

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Guenon — This article is about the monkey. For the French metaphysician, see René Guénon. Guenons[1] Roloway monkey Darwin s Descent of man (1872) …   Wikipedia

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