spider monkey

noun

Definition of spider monkey

  1. :  any of a genus (Ateles) of New World monkeys with long slender limbs, the thumb absent or rudimentary, and a very long prehensile tail

1764

First Known Use of spider monkey

1764


SPIDER MONKEY Defined for English Language Learners

spider monkey

noun

Definition of spider monkey for English Language Learners

  • : a monkey of Central and South America that has long, thin arms and legs and a very long tail


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