Ateles

noun
At·​e·​les | \ ˈatᵊlˌēz \

Definition of Ateles

: a genus comprising the spider monkeys

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History and Etymology for Ateles

New Latin, from Greek atelēs; from the absence or rudimentary development of the thumb

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“Ateles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ateles. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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