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African green monkey

noun

green monkey

noun
1.
a common savanna monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, of West Africa, with a greenish-gray back and yellow tail.
Also called African green monkey.
Origin of green monkey
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for African green monkey

green monkey

noun
1.
a W African variety of a common guenon monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, having greenish-brown fur and a dark face Compare grivet, vervet
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