Hylobate Hy"lo*bate, n. [Gr. ? one that walks or inhabits the woods: ? a wood + ? to go.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of the genus {Hylobates}; a gibbon, or long-armed ape. See {Gibbon}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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