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langur

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noun lan·gur \läŋ-ˈgu̇r\

Definition of langur

  1. :  any of several slender long-tailed Asian monkeys (subfamily Colobinae)



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Origin of langur

Hindi lãgūr & Urdu langūr


First Known Use: 1825


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