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mangabey

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noun man·ga·bey \ˈmaŋ-gə-(ˌ)bē\

Definition of mangabey

plural mangabeys

  1. :  any of a genus (Cercocebus) of slender long-tailed African monkeys



Origin of mangabey

French, from Mangabe, town in eastern Madagascar


First Known Use: 1774


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