Talapoin Tal"a*poin (t[a^]l"[.a]*poin), n. [Pg. talapoi, talapoin, name for Buddhist priest, fr. Siamese t`ama p`r[a^]; t`ama, honorific title + p`r[a^] priest.] A Buddhist monk or priest. [Ceylon & Indo-China] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • talapoin — ● talapoin nom masculin (portugais tala p�o, de l ancien birman tala poi, monseigneur) Nom donné aux moines bouddhistes de la Birmanie et de la Thaïlande par les Européens, au XVII et au XVIIIe s. Petit cercopithèque d Afrique occidentale, aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Talapoin — Tal a*poin (t[a^]l [.a]*poin), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small African monkey ({Cercopithecus talapoin} or {Miopithecus talapoin}) called also {melarhine}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Talapoin — Talapoin, Art der Meerkatzen, s.d. 2) C) f) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Talapoin —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Talapoin du Nord. Talapoin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Talapoin — Talapoins[1] Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • talapoin — /tal euh poyn /, n. a small, yellowish guenon monkey, Micropithecus (Cercopithecus) talapoin, of western Africa. [1580 90; < F, special use (orig. jocular) of talapoin Buddhist monk < Mon toela p n (written tila puin) Buddha, lit., the Lord of… …   Universalium

  • talapoin — nykštukinė markata statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cercopithecus talapoin angl. dwarf guenon; talapoin monkey vok. Zwerg Meerkatze rus. крошечная мартышка; мартышка талапойн pranc. talapoin ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • talapoin — /ˈtæləpɔɪn/ (say taluhpoyn) noun a small, yellowish monkey, Cercopithecus talapoin, of western Africa, the smallest of the guenons. {French: Buddhist monk, talapoin (from fancied resemblance), from Portuguese, from Mon (Talaing) tala pôi my lord} …   Australian English dictionary

  • talapoin — [ taləpɔɪn] noun 1》 a Buddhist monk or priest. 2》 a small West African monkey. [Miopithecus talapoin.] Origin C16: from Port. talapão, from Mon tala pói, lit. lord of merit …   English new terms dictionary

  • talapoin — žalioji markata statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cercopithecus aethiops angl. grass monkey; green monkey; grivet; grivet monkey; savanna monkey; talapoin; vervet monkey vok. Grünaffe; grüne Meerkatze… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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