Cercopithecus griseo-viridis
Grivet Griv"et (gr[i^]v"[e^]t), n. [Cf. F. grivet.] (Zo["o]l.) A monkey of the upper Nile and Abyssinia ({Cercopithecus griseo-viridis}), having the upper parts dull green, the lower parts white, the hands, ears, and face black. It was known to the ancient Egyptians. Called also {tota}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cercopithecus griseo-viridis — Guenon Guenon , n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several long tailed arboreal African monkeys, of the genera {Cercopithecus} and {Erythrocebus} (formerly classified as {Cercocebus}), such as as the green monkey ({Cercopithecus callitrichus}) and grivet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cercopithecus callitrichus — Guenon Guenon , n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several long tailed arboreal African monkeys, of the genera {Cercopithecus} and {Erythrocebus} (formerly classified as {Cercocebus}), such as as the green monkey ({Cercopithecus callitrichus}) and grivet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guenon — n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several long tailed arboreal African monkeys, of the genera {Cercopithecus} and {Erythrocebus} (formerly classified as {Cercocebus}), such as as the green monkey ({Cercopithecus callitrichus}) and grivet ({Cercopithecus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grivet — Griv et (gr[i^]v [e^]t), n. [Cf. F. grivet.] (Zo[ o]l.) A monkey of the upper Nile and Abyssinia ({Cercopithecus griseo viridis}), having the upper parts dull green, the lower parts white, the hands, ears, and face black. It was known to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tota — Grivet Griv et (gr[i^]v [e^]t), n. [Cf. F. grivet.] (Zo[ o]l.) A monkey of the upper Nile and Abyssinia ({Cercopithecus griseo viridis}), having the upper parts dull green, the lower parts white, the hands, ears, and face black. It was known to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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