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an Old World monkey, Pygathrix nemaeus, of SE Asia, with a bright yellow face surrounded by tufts of reddish-brown fur, a white tail, and white hindquarters: one of the langurs
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C18: from French, from the native name
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  • To Cochin-China also belongs the douc, a very large species, remarkable for their coat of many colours.

    The Desert World Arthur Mangin
  • These large apes are the ouanderou and the douc; to them, therefore, we must refer the production of the bezoar.

    Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10) Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon

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