Definition of Old world monkey

1. Noun. Of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together.




Definition of Old world monkey

1. Noun. A group of primates, falling in the superfamily ''Cercopithecoidea'' in the clade ''Catarrhini''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Old World Monkey

Old Welsh
Old West
Old World
Old World beaver
Old World buffalo
Old World chat
Old World coot
Old World coral snake
Old World crayfish
Old World flycatcher
Old World hop hornbeam
Old World jay
Old World least weasel
Old World leishmaniasis
Old World mistletoe
Old World monkey
Old World monkeys
Old World oriole
Old World porcupine
Old World quail
Old World rabbit
Old World robin
Old World scops owl
Old World vulture
Old World warbler
Old World yew
Old world white pelican
Oldenberg
Oldfield
Oldham

Literary usage of Old world monkey

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1. Life-history of Our Planet by William Dickey Gunning (1876)
"S, old world monkey. Monkey« of the New World are characterized hy wide nostrils and round head. ..."

2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"This branch point has been chosen as reference because the Old World monkey group is close to man phylogenetically, and it is the only group other than man ..."

3. Transactions by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1863)
"... the lateral opening is more decided than in any old-world monkey whatever, but there are exceptions. These are certain species of the genus Ateles, ..."

4. Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1863)
"... the lateral opening is more decided than in any old-world monkey whatever, but there are exceptions. These are certain species of the genus Ateles, ..."

5. Annual Record of Science and Industry by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1872)
"... consequently, man must be considered as an offshoot from the Old-World monkey-stem. It is not, however, to be inferred, according to our author, ..."

6. Evolution and Animal Life: An Elementary Discussion of Facts, Processes by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1907)
"... that the anthropoids should have sprung from an Old-World monkey stock, and that the Old-World monkeys in turn are derived from the lemurs. ..."

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