woolly monkey
noun Date: 1877 either of two large monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha and L. flavicauda) chiefly of the Amazon basin that have short woolly hair, long limbs, and a long prehensile tail

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  • Woolly monkey — Woolly Wool ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. My fleece of woolly hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Clothed with wool. Woolly breeders. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Woolly monkey — Taxobox name = Woolly monkeysMSW3 Groves|pages=151 152] image width = 220px image caption = Brown Woolly Monkey ( Lagothrix lagotricha ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates familia = Atelidae subfamilia =… …   Wikipedia

  • woolly monkey — either of two large New World monkeys Lagothrix lagotricha, with black skin and dark, woolly fur, and L. flavicauda, similar but with a buffy face patch and a yellow banded tail, native to forests of the Amazon and Orinoco basins: L. lagotricha… …   Universalium

  • woolly monkey — noun large monkeys with dark skin and woolly fur of the Amazon and Orinoco basins • Hypernyms: ↑New World monkey, ↑platyrrhine, ↑platyrrhinian • Member Holonyms: ↑Lagothrix, ↑genus Lagothrix * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellow-tailed woolly monkey — Yellow tailed woolly monkey[1] Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Colombian woolly monkey — Colombian woolly monkey[1] Conservation status Critically Endangered (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

  • Silvery Woolly Monkey — Taxobox name = Silvery Woolly MonkeyMSW3 Groves|pages=151 152] status = VU status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Rylands et al |year=2003|id=39927|title=Lagothrix poeppigii|downloaded=11 May 2006 Database entry includes… …   Wikipedia

  • Brown Woolly Monkey — Taxobox name = Brown Woolly Monkey image width = 200px status = VU status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates familia = Atelidae genus = Lagothrix species = L. lagotricha binomial = Lagothrix… …   Wikipedia

  • Gray Woolly Monkey — Taxobox | name = Gray Woolly Monkey status = EN status system = iucn3.1 trend = unknown regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates familia = Atelidae genus = Lagothrix species = L. cana binomial = Lagothrix cana… …   Wikipedia

  • Colombian Woolly Monkey — Taxobox | name = Colombian Woolly Monkey status = CR status system = iucn3.1 trend = unknown regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates familia = Atelidae genus = Lagothrix species = L. lugens binomial = Lagothrix… …   Wikipedia

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