sacred baboon

sacred baboon
noun Etymology: from its veneration by the ancient Egyptians Date: circa 1889 hamadryas baboon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sacred baboon — Sacred Sa cred, a. [Originally p. p. of OE. sacren to consecrate, F. sacrer, fr. L. sacrare, fr. sacer sacred, holy, cursed. Cf. {Consecrate}, {Execrate}, {Saint}, {Sexton}.] 1. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sacred baboon — n. HAMADRYAD (sense 3) * * * …   Universalium

  • sacred baboon — n. HAMADRYAD (sense 3) …   English World dictionary

  • sacred baboon — sa′cred baboon′ n. mam hamadryas baboon • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • sacred baboon. — See hamadryas baboon. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • sacred baboon — noun A baboon which was worshiped in ancient Egypt (Papio hamadryas) …   Wiktionary

  • sacred baboon — noun : a baboon (Papio hamadryas) venerated by the ancient Egyptians …   Useful english dictionary

  • sacred baboon. — See hamadryas baboon. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sacred Baboon (album) — Sacred Baboon is the second, and only officially released album by the American progressive rock group Yezda Urfa. The album was recorded in 1976, but not released until 1989.In 1975 Yezda Urfa made a demo album, Boris , but since no interest was …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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