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}, {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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  • wanderoo — /won deuh rooh /, n., pl. wanderoos. 1. any of several purple faced langurs, of Sri Lanka. 2. a macaque, Macacus silenus, of southern India, having its face surrounded by long hair. [1675 85; < Sinhalese wanduru (pl.) < Skt vanara monkey] * * * …   Universalium

  • wanderoo — noun Any of various langur monkeys (of genus Semnopithecus), from Sri Lanka …   Wiktionary

  • wanderoo — wan·der·oo …   English syllables

  • wanderoo — /wɒndəˈru/ (say wonduh rooh) noun 1. any of several langurs, of Sri Lanka. 2. a macaque, Macacus silenus, of southern India. {Sinhalese wanderu monkey} …   Australian English dictionary

  • wanderoo —   n. kind of monkey of Sri Lanka with purple face, or of India with lion like tail …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • wanderoo — n. a langur, Semnopithecus vetulus, of Sri Lanka. Etymology: Sinh. wanderu monkey …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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  • 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

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