Cercocebus

noun Cer·co·ce·bus \ˌsərkəˈsēbəs\

Definition of Cercocebus

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of cercocebus

New Latin, from cerc- + Greek kēbos, a long-tailed monkey — more at cebus


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