Entellus
Entellus En*tel"lus, n. [NL., the specific name, fr. Gr. ? to command.] (Zo["o]l.) An East Indian long-tailed bearded monkey ({Semnopithecus entellus}) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Called also {hoonoomaun} and {hungoor}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Entellus — was a Trojan or Sicilian hero from whom the town of Entella in Sicily was believed to have received its name. [Virg. Aen. v. 389, with Servius. (cited by Schmitz)] He was a friend of the Trojan king Acestes. A boxing match of Entellus with Dares… …   Wikipedia

  • entellus — [en tel′əs] n. pl. entelluses [ModL, after Entellus, ancient Sicilian athletic hero] HANUMAN …   English World dictionary

  • entellus — noun A small Asian monkey, Presbytis entellus, having bristly hairs on the crown and the sides of the face Syn: hanuman …   Wiktionary

  • entellus — /ɛnˈtɛləs/ (say en teluhs), /ən / (say uhn ) noun → hanuman. {New Latin; apparently named after Entellus, character (elderly man) in Virgil s Aeneid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • entellus — /en tel euhs/, n., pl. entelluses. hanuman (def. 1). [1835 45; < NL, a specific epithet] * * * …   Universalium

  • entellus — en·tel·lus …   English syllables

  • entellus — n. = HANUMAN. Etymology: name of a Trojan in Virgil s Aeneid …   Useful english dictionary

  • entellus langur — hulmanas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Presbytis entellus angl. entellus langur; hanuman langur; langur vok. Hanuman; Hulman rus. гульман; лангур; хануман; хульман ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Semnopithecus entellus — Entellus En*tel lus, n. [NL., the specific name, fr. Gr. ? to command.] (Zo[ o]l.) An East Indian long tailed bearded monkey ({Semnopithecus entellus}) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Semnopithecus entellus — Entelle d Hanuman ou Langur sacré …   Wikipédia en Français

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