hoonoomaun
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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  • Hoonoomaun — Hoo noo*maun, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An Indian monkey. See {Entellus}. [Written also {hoonuman}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoonoomaun — var. Hanuman …   Useful english dictionary

  • hoonuman — Hoonoomaun Hoo noo*maun, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An Indian monkey. See {Entellus}. [Written also {hoonuman}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hanuman — Han u*man (h[.a]n [.u]*man), n. See {Hoonoomaun}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hungoor — 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 — 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

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