papio

1 of 2

noun (1)

pa·​pio
ˈpä(ˌ)pyō
variants or less commonly papiopio
ˈpäpyōˌpyō
plural papio or papios
Hawaii
: a young ulua

Papio

2 of 2

noun (2)

Pa·​pio
ˈpāpēˌō
: a genus consisting of the typical baboons

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Hawaiian

Noun (2)

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, baboon, probably of baby-talk origin like Latin papa, pappa food, father

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“Papio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/papio. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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