from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common European kingfisher, Alcedo ispida.
- n. A large baboon, Cynocephalus hamadryas.
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The baboons are peculiar to Africa, and there are six well-known species of them: -- the common baboon of North Africa, the "papion" of the south and western coast, the "hamadryas" or "tartarin" of Abyssinia, the