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mangabey

[mang-guh-bey] /ˈmæŋ gəˌbeɪ/
noun, plural mangabeys.
1.
any of several slender, long-tailed monkeys of the genus Cercocebus, inhabiting forests of Africa: some species are endangered.
Origin of mangabey
1765-1775
1765-75; after Mangabey, a region in Madagascar
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British Dictionary definitions for mangabey

mangabey

/ˈmæŋɡəˌbeɪ/
noun
1.
any of several large agile arboreal Old World monkeys of the genus Cercocebus, of central Africa, having long limbs and tail and white upper eyelids
Word Origin
C18: after the name of a region in Madagascar
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