Definition of gelada
: a large, long-haired chiefly herbivorous primate (Theropithecus gelada) of Ethiopia related to the baboon The gelada baboon is specifically adapted to the treeless Ethiopian highlands, and virtually all its food is derived from terrestrial sources. — Ian Tattersall, Scientific American, January 1993
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Origin and Etymology of gelada
probably from Arabic qilādah collar, mane
First Known Use: 1843See Words from the same year
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