belzebuth

noun

bel·​ze·​buth
ˈbel-zə-ˌbəth,
-ˌbüth
plural -s
: a Brazilian spider monkey (Ateles belzebuth)

Word History

Etymology

New Latin (specific epithet of Ateles belzebuth) probably alteration of Beelzebub

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“Belzebuth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belzebuth. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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