Dog-faced baboon
Dog-faced Dog"-faced`, a. Having a face resembling that of a dog. [1913 Webster]

{Dog-faced baboon} (Zo["o]l.), any baboon of the genus {Cynocephalus}. See {Drill}. [1913 Webster]


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  • dog-faced baboon — noun see dog faced ape …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dog-faced — a. Having a face resembling that of a dog. [1913 Webster] {Dog faced baboon} (Zo[ o]l.), any baboon of the genus {Cynocephalus}. See {Drill}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dog-faced ape — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌfāst noun or dog faced baboon : baboon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baboon — Bab*oon , n. [OE. babewin, baboin, fr. F. babouin, or LL. babewynus. Of unknown origin; cf. D. baviaan, G. pavian, baboon, F. babine lip of ape, dogs, etc., dial. G. b[ a]ppe mouth.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baboon — noun /bəˈbuːn/ Mostly African primates. One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog faced ape. Baboons have dog like muzzles and large canine teeth, cheek pouches, a short tail, and naked callosities on the… …   Wiktionary

  • κέγχρας — κέγχρᾱς , κέγχρα dog faced baboon fem acc pl κέγχρᾱς , κέγχρα dog faced baboon fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Thoth — For other meanings of Thoth , or of Djehuti and similar, see Thoth (disambiguation). Thoth Thoth, in one of his forms as an ibis headed man God of wisdom and the moon Major cult center …   Wikipedia

  • Geography of Ethiopia — Map of Ethiopia. Satellite image of Ethiopi …   Wikipedia

  • cynocephalus — /saɪnoʊˈsɛfələs / (say suynoh sefuhluhs) noun (plural cynocephali /saɪnoʊˈsɛfəlaɪ/ (say suynoh sefuhluy)) 1. → flying lemur. 2. the dog faced baboon. 3. → thylacine. 4. any of a mythical race of dog headed people …   Australian English dictionary

  • κέβλος — dog faced baboon masc nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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