Definition of Mangabey

1. Noun. Large agile arboreal monkey with long limbs and tail and white upper eyelids.

Generic synonyms: Catarrhine, Old World Monkey
Group relationships: Cercocebus, Genus Cercocebus



Definition of Mangabey

1. n. Any one of several African monkeys of the genus Cercocebus, as the sooty mangabey (C. fuliginosus), which is sooty black.

Definition of Mangabey

1. Noun. (zoology) Any of several large, arboreal monkeys of the family ''Cercopithecidae'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mangabey

1. a long-tailed monkey [n -BEYS]

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Literary usage of Mangabey

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1. Mammalia: Their Various Orders and Habits Popularly Illustrated by Typical by Louis Figuier, Guillaume Louis Figuier (1870)
"... Indian Continent, or the Malaysian islands; the last alone is peculiar to Japan, where it is the only representative of the Quadrumana. Genus mangabey. ..."

2. Buffon's Natural History: Containing a Theory of the Earth, a General by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (1797)
"THE mangabey. WE have feen two individuals of this ... The mangabey (fig. 206.) has its eyelids naked, ..."

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