noun plural

Cer·​co·​pi·​the·​ci·​dae ˌsər-kō-pə-ˈthē-sə-ˌdē How to pronounce Cercopithecidae (audio) -ˈthē-kə- How to pronounce Cercopithecidae (audio)
: a family of primates that includes all the Old World monkeys except the anthropoid apes and is coextensive with a superfamily (Cercopithecoidea)
cercopithecoid adjective or noun

Dictionary Entries Near Cercopithecidae

Cite this Entry

“Cercopithecidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cercopithecidae. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!