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tantalus monkey

[tan-tl-uh s] /ˈtæn tl əs/
noun
1.
a long-tailed African monkey, Cercopithecus tantalus (or C. aethiops tantalus), of central African grasslands, having a long face framed by upswept whiskers.
Compare savanna monkey.
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