chacma

chacma

[chak-muh]
noun
a large, brownish-gray baboon, Papio ursinus, of southern Africa.

Origin:
1825–35; (< D) < Khoikhoi, first recorded as chöachamma (1691)

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chacma (ˈtʃækmə)
 
n
a baboon, Papio (or Chaeropithecus) ursinus, having coarse greyish hair and occurring in southern and eastern Africa
 
[C19: from Khoikhoi]

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