Simpai
Simpai Sim"pai, n.[Malay simpei.] (Zo["o]l.) A long-tailed monkey ({Semnopitchecus melalophus}) native of Sumatra. It has a crest of black hair. The forehead and cheeks are fawn color, the upper parts tawny and red, the under parts white. Called also {black-crested monkey}, and {sinp[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Simpai — Simpai, so v.w. Simepaye, s.u. Schlankaffe d) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • simpai — sim·pai …   English syllables

  • simpai — ˈsimˌpī noun ( s) Etymology: Malay : a highly colored Sumatran langur (Presbytis melalopha) having a narrow blackish crest, the forehead, cheeks, and underparts yellowish, the upper parts brown and reddish called also black crested monkey …   Useful english dictionary

  • black-crested monkey — Simpai Sim pai, n.[Malay simpei.] (Zo[ o]l.) A long tailed monkey ({Semnopitchecus melalophus}) native of Sumatra. It has a crest of black hair. The forehead and cheeks are fawn color, the upper parts tawny and red, the under parts white. Called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Semnopitchecus melalophus — Simpai Sim pai, n.[Malay simpei.] (Zo[ o]l.) A long tailed monkey ({Semnopitchecus melalophus}) native of Sumatra. It has a crest of black hair. The forehead and cheeks are fawn color, the upper parts tawny and red, the under parts white. Called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sinpae — Simpai Sim pai, n.[Malay simpei.] (Zo[ o]l.) A long tailed monkey ({Semnopitchecus melalophus}) native of Sumatra. It has a crest of black hair. The forehead and cheeks are fawn color, the upper parts tawny and red, the under parts white. Called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black-crested monkey — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : simpai …   Useful english dictionary

  • sim|pai — «SIHM py», noun. the black crested monkey of Sumatra, having a long, slender body, tail, and limbs, and highly variegated coloration. ╂[< Malay simpai] …   Useful english dictionary

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