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howler monkey

noun

Definition of HOWLER MONKEY

:  any of a genus (Alouatta) of South and Central American monkeys that have a long prehensile tail and enlargement of the hyoid and laryngeal apparatus enabling them to make loud howling noises
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First Known Use of HOWLER MONKEY

1932

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