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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the parvorder Platyrrhini — the howler monkeys, spider monkeys and woolly monkeys.

Etymologies

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Ateles +‎ -idae

Examples

  • For instance, some trees that belong to the nutmeg family are known to be highly dependent on Atelidae and Toucans for their dispersal in America, and Cercopithecidae and Hornbills in Africa and Asia.

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