guereza

guereza

[guh-rez-uh]
noun
a colobus monkey, especially of the species Colobus guereza.

Origin:
< Amharic gureza monkey, or < a related word in a Cushitic language, e.g., Oromo gureezaa

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guereza (ɡəˈrɛzə)
 
n
a handsome colobus monkey of the mountain forests of Ethiopia
 
[C19: its native name]

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guereza

any of several species of colobus monkeys distinguished by their black and white pelts, especially Colobus guereza from the East African mountains of Uganda and northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa).

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