ursine baboon
Chacma Chac"ma, n. [Native name.] A large species of African baboon ({Cynocephalus porcarius}); -- called also {ursine baboon}.

Note: [See Illust. of {Baboon}.] [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Ursine baboon — Ursine Ur sine, a. [L. ursinus, from ursus a bear. See {Ursa}.] Of or pertaining to a bear; resembling a bear. [1913 Webster] {Ursine baboon}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Chacma}. {Ursine dasyure} (Zo[ o]l.), the Tasmanian devil. {Ursine howler} (Zo[ o]l.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Ursine — Ur sine, a. [L. ursinus, from ursus a bear. See {Ursa}.] Of or pertaining to a bear; resembling a bear. [1913 Webster] {Ursine baboon}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Chacma}. {Ursine dasyure} (Zo[ o]l.), the Tasmanian devil. {Ursine howler} (Zo[ o]l.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ursine dasyure — Ursine Ur sine, a. [L. ursinus, from ursus a bear. See {Ursa}.] Of or pertaining to a bear; resembling a bear. [1913 Webster] {Ursine baboon}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Chacma}. {Ursine dasyure} (Zo[ o]l.), the Tasmanian devil. {Ursine howler} (Zo[ o]l.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ursine howler — Ursine Ur sine, a. [L. ursinus, from ursus a bear. See {Ursa}.] Of or pertaining to a bear; resembling a bear. [1913 Webster] {Ursine baboon}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Chacma}. {Ursine dasyure} (Zo[ o]l.), the Tasmanian devil. {Ursine howler} (Zo[ o]l.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ursine seal — Ursine Ur sine, a. [L. ursinus, from ursus a bear. See {Ursa}.] Of or pertaining to a bear; resembling a bear. [1913 Webster] {Ursine baboon}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Chacma}. {Ursine dasyure} (Zo[ o]l.), the Tasmanian devil. {Ursine howler} (Zo[ o]l.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chacma — Chac ma, n. [Native name.] A large species of African baboon ({Cynocephalus porcarius}); called also {ursine baboon}. Note: [See Illust. of {Baboon}.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cynocephalus porcarius — Chacma Chac ma, n. [Native name.] A large species of African baboon ({Cynocephalus porcarius}); called also {ursine baboon}. Note: [See Illust. of {Baboon}.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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