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guenon

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noun gue·non \ˈgwe-nən, gə-ˈnōⁿ\

Definition of guenon

  1. :  any of various long-tailed chiefly arboreal African monkeys (especially genera Cercopithecus and Erythrocebus)



Origin and Etymology of guenon

French


First Known Use: 1838

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