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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Arboreal monkey of western and central Africa with long silky fur and reduced thumbs.

Usage examples (36)
  • Because the colobus was a member of a primate order, the same order we human beings belong to, its extinction drew considerable notice.
  • There are some seven species of monkeys, including two baboons and one colobus.
  • Ecology and behavior of the Niger Delta red colobus (Procolobus badius epieni).
  • Black and white colobus monkeys also have babies with a conspicuous natal coat. for more
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