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a baboon, Papio (or Comopithecus) hamadryas, of Arabia and NE Africa, having long silvery hair on the head, neck, and chest: regarded as sacred by the ancient Egyptians: family Cercopithecidae Also called hamadryas baboon, sacred baboon
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C19: via New Latin from Latin; see hamadryad
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  • Males of the hamadryas baboon species also have a large white mane.

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