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Cercopithecidae

Definition:

a mammal family of Old World monkeys; includes guenons, baboons, colobus monkeys, langurs, macaques, mandrills, mangabeys, patas, and proboscis monkeys

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Cercopithecidae*
(* Cercopithecidae may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Cercopithecus + -idae
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Old World monkey | Old World monkeys | Cercopithecidae | Cercopithecoidea

a group of primates, falling in the superfamily Cercopithecoidea in the clade of Catarrhini. The Old World monkeys are native to Africa and Asia today, inhabiting a range of environments from tropical rain forest to savanna, shrubland and mountainous ... (39 of 2343 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Old World monkey

Wiktionary:

Cercopithecidae | Cercopithecinae [subtype] | Colobinae - subfamily [subtype]

A taxonomic family within the superfamily Cercopithecoidea -- the Old World monkeys etc. (12 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Cercopithecidae

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Cercopithecidae

Origin: Cercopithecus + -idae

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Cercopithecidae

-idae

Origin: Ancient Greek εἶδος (eidos, "appearance")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-idae

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Cercopithecidae

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Cercopithecidae"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Cercopithecidae"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Cercopithecidae

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