hamadryas baboon
noun Etymology: New Latin hamadryas, from Latin Date: circa 1890 a baboon (Papio hamadryas) that has a reddish-pink muzzle and a large bare patch of pink skin on each buttock and that was venerated by the ancient Egyptians — called also sacred baboon

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  • Hamadryas Baboon — Taxobox name = Hamadryas BaboonMSW3 Groves|pages=166 167] status = LC trend = unknown status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Primate Specialist Group|year=1996|id=16019|title=Papio hamadryas|downloaded=11 May 2006] regnum =… …   Wikipedia

  • hamadryas baboon — karčiuotasis pavianas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Papio hamadryas angl. hamadryas baboon; hamadryas sacred baboon vok. Bergaffe; Mantel Pavian rus. гамадрил; плащеносный павиан pranc. hamadryas;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • hamadryas baboon — ham•a•dry′as baboon′ [[t]ˌhæm əˈdraɪ əs[/t]] n. mam a N African and Arabian grayish baboon, Comopithecus (Papio) hamadryas: the male has a long dark mane Also called sacred baboon Etymology: 1930–35; < NL hamadryas the specific epithet (see… …   From formal English to slang

  • hamadryas baboon — /ham euh druy euhs/ a baboon, Papio (Comopithecus) hamadryas, of Ethiopia, the male of which has a mantle of long, dark hair about the head and shoulders: held sacred by the ancient Egyptians. Also called sacred baboon. [1930 35; < NL hamadryas… …   Universalium

  • hamadryas baboon — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|drīəs noun Etymology: New Latin hamadryas, specific epithet of Papio hamadryas : sacred baboon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamadryas — may refer to:* Hamadryas (mythology), the daughter of Oreios and mother of the Hamadryads in Greek mythology,* The Hamadryas Baboon, Papio hamadryas , a species of Old World monkey. * Hamadryas (butterfly) , a genus of nymphalid butterflies known …   Wikipedia

  • Baboon — For other uses, see Baboon (disambiguation). Baboon[1] …   Wikipedia

  • baboon — baboonish, adj. /ba boohn / or, esp. Brit., /beuh /, n. 1. any of various large, terrestrial monkeys of the genus Papio and related genera, of Africa and Arabia, having a doglike muzzle, large cheek pouches, and a short tail. 2. a coarse,… …   Universalium

  • hamadryas sacred baboon — karčiuotasis pavianas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Papio hamadryas angl. hamadryas baboon; hamadryas sacred baboon vok. Bergaffe; Mantel Pavian rus. гамадрил; плащеносный павиан pranc. hamadryas;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • hamadryas — karčiuotasis pavianas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Papio hamadryas angl. hamadryas baboon; hamadryas sacred baboon vok. Bergaffe; Mantel Pavian rus. гамадрил; плащеносный павиан pranc. hamadryas;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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