from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The commonest semnopithecoid monkey of India, Semnopithecus entellus, indigenous to the hot regions of the Gangetic basins, but introduced in other parts of India, where it is held in veneration and treated with great honor by the natives.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) An East Indian long-tailed bearded monkey (Semnopithecus entellus) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Called also hoonoomaun and hungoor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small Asian monkey, Presbytis entellus, having bristly hairs on the crown and the sides of the face

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India


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