gelada baboon

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noun gel·a·da baboon \ˈje-lə-də-, ˈge-; jə-ˈlä-də-\

Definition of gelada baboon

  1. :  a large long-haired chiefly herbivorous monkey (Theropithecus gelada) of Ethiopia that feeds especially on grasses and resembles the related baboon —called also gelada

Origin and Etymology of gelada baboon

Amharic č'ällada


First Known Use: 1871


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