Diana monkey
Diana Di*a"na, n. [L. Diana.] (Myth.) The daughter of Jupiter and Latona; a virgin goddess who presided over hunting, chastity, and marriage; -- identified with the Greek goddess {Artemis}. [1913 Webster]

And chaste Diana haunts the forest shade. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

{Diana monkey} (Zo["o]l.), a handsome, white-bearded monkey of West Africa ({Cercopithecus Diana}). [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Diana monkey — Diana monkey[1] Diana Monkey at the Henry Doorly Zoo Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Diana monkey — diana statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cercopithecus diana angl. Diana monkey vok. Diana Meerkatze rus. диана; мартышка диана pranc. cercopithèque diane ryšiai: platesnis terminas – markatos …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Diana Monkey — Taxobox name = Diana Monkey status = VU trend = down status system = iucn3.1 image caption = Diana Monkey at the Henry Doorly Zoo regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates familia = Cercopithecidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • diana monkey — ▪ primate  arboreal species of guenon named for its crescent shaped white browband that resembles the bow of the goddess Diana. The diana monkey is generally found well above the ground in West African rainforests (rainforest). Its face and much… …   Universalium

  • diana monkey — noun Usage: usually capitalized D Etymology: New Latin diana (specific epithet of Cercopithecus diana), from Latin Diana; from the white crescent on the forehead : a white bearded monkey (Cercopithecus diana) of western Africa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diana monkey — noun a West African monkey that has a black face with a white crescent on the forehead. [Cercopithecus diana.] Origin C19: named after the Roman moon goddess Diana …   English new terms dictionary

  • Diana — may refer to: Diana (mythology), ancient Roman goddess of the moon, the hunt, and chastity Diana (given name), people with the given name Diana Diana, Princess of Wales, first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales Contents 1 Music 2 Fiction and TV 3… …   Wikipedia

  • Diana — Di*a na, n. [L. Diana.] (Myth.) The daughter of Jupiter and Latona; a virgin goddess who presided over hunting, chastity, and marriage; identified with the Greek goddess {Artemis}. [1913 Webster] And chaste Diana haunts the forest shade. Pope.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diana-Meerkatze — diana statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cercopithecus diana angl. Diana monkey vok. Diana Meerkatze rus. диана; мартышка диана pranc. cercopithèque diane ryšiai: platesnis terminas – markatos …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • diana — statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cercopithecus diana angl. Diana monkey vok. Diana Meerkatze rus. диана; мартышка диана pranc. cercopithèque diane ryšiai: platesnis terminas – markatos …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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