chacma baboon

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noun chac·ma baboon \ˈchäk-mə-\
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chacma

Definition of chacma baboon

  1. :  a large grayish-brown to black baboon (Papio ursinus) of southern African savannas, highland grasslands, or savanna woodlands that is chiefly terrestrial but typically sleeps in trees or on high ledges

Origin and Etymology of chacma baboon

Khoikhoi


First Known Use: 1896


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