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spider monkey

noun

Simple Definition of spider monkey

  • : a monkey of Central and South America that has long, thin arms and legs and a very long tail

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spider monkey

  1. :  any of a genus (Ateles) of New World monkeys with long slender limbs, the thumb absent or rudimentary, and a very long prehensile tail

1764

First Known Use of spider monkey

1764


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