Cercocebus

noun
Cer·​co·​ce·​bus | \ ˌsərkəˈsēbəs \

Definition of Cercocebus

: a genus of long-tailed monkeys of western Africa comprising the mangabeys and having prominent ischial callosities and white upper eyelids

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History and Etymology for Cercocebus

New Latin, from cerc- + Greek kēbos, a long-tailed monkey

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“Cercocebus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cercocebus. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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