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- n. Any Old World monkey of the genus Cercopithecus
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the family Cercopithecidæ; belonging to that group of catarrhine Quadrumana which contains the tailed monkeys of the old world.
- n. One of the Cercopithecidæ.
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4 Based on its primitive characteristics, Louis identified the tooth as that of a cercopithecoid a monkey and sent it along with the other Laetoli fossils to the British Museum of Natural History.