Alouatta

noun

Al·​ou·​at·​ta
ˌaləˈwatə
: a genus of monkeys comprising the howler monkeys

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from French alouate

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alouatta was in 1830

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“Alouatta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alouatta. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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