lion-tailed baboon
Wanderoo Wan`der*oo", n. [Cingalese wanderu a monkey.] (Zo["o]l.) A large monkey ({Macacus silenus}) native of Malabar. It is black, or nearly so, but has a long white or gray beard encircling the face. Called also {maha}, {silenus}, {neelbhunder}, {lion-tailed baboon}, and {great wanderoo}. [Written also {ouanderoo}.] [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is sometimes applied also to other allied species. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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