Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Cebinae — slender capuchin monkeys.
  • n. Plural form of Cebu.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. the type genus of the Cebidae.

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Examples

  • I am referring to the true buffalo because earlier here, they called Cebus buffalo.

    20TH ANNIVERSARY OF LOS NARANJOS LIVESTOCK

  • Exactly the same thing has just happened with another new monkey: a Brazilian platyrrhine named the Blond capuchin Cebus quierozi Mendes Pontes & Malta, 2006 (again, the species’ authorship doesn’t match the authorship of the paper.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • In such a genus as 'Cebus', for example (Figure 17), it will be found that while in some secondary points, such as the projection of the canines and the diastema, the resemblance to the great ape is preserved; in other and most important respects, the dentition is extremely different.

    Lectures and Essays

  • In such a genus as 'Cebus', for example (Fig. 17), it will be found that while in some secondary points, such as the projection of the canines and the diastema, the resemblance to the great ape is preserved; in other and most important respects, the dentition is extremely different.

    On the Relations of Man to the Lower Animals

  • Vagrant mammals that travel between flooded and non-flooded forests include squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus), brown pale-fronted capuchins (Cebus albifrons), woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha), and collared peccaries (Tayassu tajacu).

    Juruá-Purus moist forests

  • For example, the white-fronted capuchin (Cebus albifrons) and saki (Pithecia hirsutus) occur on the west side of the river and the saki Chiropotes albinasus only occurs on the east.

    Madeira-Tapajós moist forests

  • Some notable mammals are white‑tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus, white‑lipped peccary Tayassu pecary, collared peccary Tayassu tajacu, Central American tapir Tapirus bairdii (VU), white‑face monkey Cebus capucinus and spider monkey Ateles geoffroyi, howler monkey Alouatta palliata, collared anteater Tamandua tetradactyla, jaguar Panthera onca (VU), margay Felis wiedii (VU), jaguarundi F. yagouaroundi and ocelot F. pardalis (VU).

    Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  • In addition, these mangrove forests shelter a large number of species in certain groups such as 42 species of birds, including Pelecanus occidentalis, Columbina sp., and Fregata magnificens; carious mammals such as crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus), mantled howler monkey (Alouatta palliata), white-faced capuchin (Cebus capucinus), and jaguar (Panthera onca), and reptiles like Iguana iguana.

    Manabí mangroves

  • For example, the white-fronted capuchin (Cebus albifrons) and saki (Pithecia hirsutus) occur on the west-side of the river but not on the east, while the bearded saki (Chiropotes albinasus) only occurs on the east.

    Tapajós-Xingu moist forests

  • The nine primates include howler monkeys Alouatta seniculus, night monkeys Aotus trivirgatus, titi monkeys Callicebus torquatus, black uakari Cacajao melanocephalus, weeper capuchins Cebus olivaceus, and white-faced sakis Pithecia pithecia.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

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