Definition of Entellus

1. Noun. Langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India.

Exact synonyms: Hanuman, Presbytes Entellus, Semnopithecus Entellus
Generic synonyms: Langur



Definition of Entellus

1. n. An East Indian long-tailed bearded monkey (Semnopithecus entellus) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Called also hoonoomaun and hungoor.

Definition of Entellus

1. Noun. A small Asian monkey, ''Presbytis entellus'', having bristly hairs on the crown and the sides of the face ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entellus

1. a hanuman [n -ES] - See also: hanuman

Medical Definition of Entellus

1. An East Indian long-tailed bearded monkey (Semnopithecus entellus) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Synonym: hoonoomaun and hungoor. Origin: NL, the specific name, fr. Gr. To command. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entellus

entanglon
entases
entasia
entasias
entasis
entastic
entatic
entayle
entayled
entayles
entayling
entecavir
entelechies
entelechy
entelligent
entellus (current term)
entelluses
entelodont
entend
entended
entender
entenders
entending
entends
entent
entente
entente cordiale
ententes
entention
ententive

Literary usage of Entellus

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1. A Hand-book to the Primates by Henry Ogg Forbes (1897)
"When young it is of a mild disposition; but, when fully adult, the males are ill-natured and fierce. HI. THE HANUMAN LANGUR. SEMNOPITHECUS entellus. ..."

2. The Humorous Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe by James Parton (1884)
"And now entellus, with an eye that plann'd Punishing deeds, high raised his heavy hand, But, ere the sledge came down, young DARES spied His shadow o'er his ..."

3. The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First by John Dryden, Edmond Malone (1800)
"... when they were thrown before him by entellus:' yet from that Preface he plainly took his hint; for he began immediately upon the story, though he had ..."

4. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1887)
"Simia entellus, Dufresne *. Hai>. India. M. 2963. Several canines and molars, provisionally referred to this species ; from the caves of Billa-Surgam, ..."

5. Fur-bearing Animals in Nature and in Commerce by Henry Poland (1892)
"Its length is about 18 inches, not including the tail, and its skin is not often imported. BLUE MONKEY, OR MOUNTAIN entellus. ..."

6. List of the Osteological Specimens in the Collection of the British Museum by British Museum (Natural History), John Edward Gray, Dept. of Zoology, George Robert Gray (1847)
"Presbytes entellus. Skull of an adult. Nepal. Presented by BH Hodgson, Esq. Skull of a middle-aged specimen. Nepal. ..."

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