grivet

noun

griv·​et
ˈgrivə̇t,
grə̇ˈvā
plural -s
: a monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) of the upper Nile and Abyssinia having the back dull olive green and the lower parts white

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French

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“Grivet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grivet. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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