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guenon monkey

Definition:

a small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail, and long hair around the face

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

guenon monkeys

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

guenon

Etymology:

from French, of unknown origin
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Guenon | guenons | Cercopithecus

of Old World monkeys. Not all the members of this genus have the word "guenon" in their common names, and because of changes in scientific classification, some monkeys in other genera may have common names that do include the word "guenon"... (41 of 1091 words, pronunciations, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Guenon

Britannica Encyclopedia:

guenon [primate] | Erythrocebus [genus] | Miopithecus [genus] | Allenopithecus [genus]

any of more than 20 species of widely distributed African monkeys characterized by bold markings of white or bright colours. Guenons are slim, ... (23 of 528 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/248237​/guenon

Wiktionary:

guenon | guenons [plural] | Cercopithecus [genus]

The Old World monkeys of the genus Cercopithecus. (8 of 14 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/guenon

Collins Dictionary:

guenon

any slender agile Old World monkey of the genus "Cercopithecus", inhabiting wooded regions of Africa and having long hind limbs and tail and long hair ... (25 of 292 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/guenon

Columbia Encyclopedia:

monkey | douroucouli | guenon | guereza | langur | mangabey | ouakari | saki | titi | ...

any of a large and varied group of mammals of the primate order. The term "monkey" includes all primates that do not belong to the categories human, ... (27 of 243 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0833731​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

guenon

an African monkey found mainly in forests, with a long tail and typically a brightly coloured coat. The male is much larger than the female.; Genus ... (26 of 64 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/guenon

Merriam-Webster:

guenon

any of various long-tailed chiefly arboreal African monkeys (especially genera Cercopithecus and Erythrocebus) (13 of 26 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/guenon

American Heritage Dictionary:

guenon

Any of various chiefly arboreal African monkeys, primarily of the genus "Cercopithecus", having long hind legs and a long tail. (20 of 25 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/guenon

Random House Dictionary:

guenon

any of several long-tailed African monkeys, especially of the genus "Cercopithecus", having a grizzled coat. (15 of 21 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/guenon

New World Dictionary:

guenon | Cercopithecus [genus]

any of a genus of long-tailed African monkeys, including the green monkey and grivet (14 of 21 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/guenon

Encarta Dictionary:

guenon | guenons [plural] | Cercopithecus [genus]

a small long-tailed monkey that lives in trees. Native to: Africa. Genus Cercopithecus. (13 of 30 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861615704​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

guenon

First use: 19th century

Origin: from French, of unknown origin

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/guenon

Oxford Dictionary:

guenon

First use: mid 19th century

Origin: French, of unknown origin

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/guenon

Merriam-Webster:

American Heritage Dictionary:

New World Dictionary:

Encarta Dictionary:

guenon

Origin: Old English frencisc from Germanic

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861615704​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

guenon

Audio: British English pronunciation of "guenon"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/guenon

the Free Dictionary:

guenon

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "guenon"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "guenon" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/guenon

Google Dictionary:

guenon | guenons [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "guenon"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=guenon

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

guenon

Audio: North American pronunciation of "guenon"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=guenon​01 word=guenon

guenon

Audio: North American pronunciation of "guenon"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=guenon​02 word=guenon

YourDictionary Audio:

guenon

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "guenon" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/guenon

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