papio

noun (1)
pa·​pio | \ ˈpä(ˌ)pyō \
variants: or less commonly papiopio \ ˈpäpyōˌpyō \
plural papio or papios

Definition of papio

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Hawaii
: a young ulua

Papio

noun (2)
Pa·​pio | \ ˈpāpēˌō \

Definition of Papio (Entry 2 of 2)

: a genus consisting of the typical baboons

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History and Etymology for papio

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 3 Dec. 2021.

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