Macacus silenus
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]


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  • silenus — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sileno — si·lè·no s.m. TS zool.com. scimmia del genere Macaca (Macaca silenus) diffusa nelle foreste dell India sudoccidentale, con pelame di colore bruno scuro, criniera grigio biancastra che incornicia il muso, lunga coda terminante con un vistoso… …   Dizionario italiano

  • great wanderoo — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maha — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neelbhunder — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ouanderoo — 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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