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grivet

[griv-it] /ˈgrɪv ɪt/
noun
1.
a small Abyssinian monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, with a grayish back, gray tail, black face, and dark extremities.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; origin uncertain
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grivet

/ˈɡrɪvɪt/
noun
1.
an E African variety of a common guenon monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, having long white tufts of hair on either side of the face Compare green monkey, vervet
Word Origin
C19: from French, of unknown origin
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