Ateles

Ateles

At"e*les\, n. [Gr. ? incomplete; 'a priv. + ? completion.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of American monkeys with prehensile tails, and having the thumb wanting or rudimentary. See Spider monkey, and Coaita.
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