from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Semnopithecinæ, the so-called sacred monkeys of Asia, having a thumb, and not found in Africa. (Compare Colobus.)
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(nose-apes and slender-apes, or semnopithecus); on the twentieth, the man-like apes (anthropoides) or tail-less catarrhini (gorilla, chimpanzee, orang outang and gibbon).
(both in the tertiary strata;) the first being a large species of semnopithecus, and the second, a still larger animal belonging to the
Thus the uterus of various species of _semnopithecus_ seems to show a noteworthy correspondence with the same organ in woman. [