howler monkey
noun Date: 1932 any of a genus (Alouatta) of South and Central American monkeys that have a long prehensile tail and enlargement of the hyoid and laryngeal apparatus enabling them to make loud howling noises

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  • howler monkey — noun A loud Central American and South American monkey of the genus Alouatta …   Wiktionary

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