samango monkey

noun
sa·​man·​go monkey | \ səˈmaŋ(ˌ)gō- \

Definition of samango monkey

: a dark-colored forest-dwelling monkey (Cercopithecus labiatus) common in parts of southern Africa that resembles but is larger than the vervet

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of Bantu origin

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“Samango monkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/samango%20monkey. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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