noun see colobus monkey

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  • Colobus — Colobus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • colobus — [käl′ə bəs] n. [ModL < Gr kolobos, curtailed, docked (akin to kolos, maimed: for IE base see HOLT): prob. so named because of the absent or rudimentary thumbs] any of a genus (Colobus) of thumbless, long haired, black and white African monkeys …   English World dictionary

  • Colobus — (Stummelaffe), Gattung der Meerkatzen mit kahlem Gesicht, flacher Stirn, schlankem Leibe u. ohne Daumen an den Vorderhänden, s. u. Meerkatzen A.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Colŏbus — Colŏbus, der Stummelaffe …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • colobus — ► NOUN (pl. same) ▪ a slender leaf eating African monkey with silky fur. ORIGIN from Greek kolobos curtailed (with reference to its shortened thumbs) …   English terms dictionary

  • Colobus —   Colobos Colobus guereza …   Wikipedia Español

  • colobus — /kol euh beuhs, keuh loh /, n., pl. colobuses, colobi / buy , buy/. any of several large, slender African monkeys of the genus Colobus, lacking thumbs and having long silky fur of black and white (C. polykomos), black and reddish brown (C.… …   Universalium

  • Colobus — guereza …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Colobus — Schwarz weiße Stummelaffen Mantelaffe (Colobus guereza) Systematik Unterordnung: Trockennasenaffen (Haplorhini) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • colobus — noun Any of several large arboreal African monkeys of the genus Colobus Syn: colobus monkey …   Wiktionary

  • Colobus — kolobusai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 10 rūšių. Paplitimo arealas – Centr. Afrika. atitikmenys: lot. Colobus angl. colobus monkeys; guerezas vok. Stummelaffen rus. гверецы; колобусы; толстотелые …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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