baboon

[n] - large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
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Baboon

Bab·oon' noun [ Middle English babewin , baboin , from French babouin , or Late Latin babewynus . Of unknown origin; confer Dutch baviaan , German pavian , baboon, French babine lip of ape, dogs, etc., dial. German bäppe mouth.] (Zoology)...
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baboon

<zoology> One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have dog-like muzzles and large canine teeth, cheek pouches, a short tail, and naked callosities on the buttocks. They are mostly African. See Mandrill, and Chacma, and Drill an ape. ... Origin: OE. Babewin, baboin, fr.F. Babouin, or LL...
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baboon

noun large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
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Baboon

• (n.) One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have dog-like muzzles and large canine teeth, cheek pouches, a short tail, and naked callosities on the buttocks. They are mostly African. See Mandrill, and Chacma, and Drill an ape.
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baboon

any of five species of large, robust, and primarily terrrestrial monkeys found in dry regions of Africa and Arabia. Males of the largest species, the ... [5 related articles]
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Baboon

Baboons are African and Arabian Old World monkeys belonging to the genus Papio, part of the subfamily Cercopithecinae. The five species are some of the largest non-hominoid members of the primate order; only the mandrill and the drill are larger. Previously, the closely related gelada (genus Theropithecus) and the two species (mandrill and drill) ...
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baboon

baboon, any of the large, powerful, ground-living monkeys of the genus Papio, also called dog-faced monkeys. Five subspecies live in Africa, with one species extending into the Arabian peninsula. They have close-set eyes under heavy brow ridges, long, heavy muzzles, powerful jaws, and long, sharp up...
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Baboon

The baboon is seven species of Old World monkey in the genus Papio that have evolved from tree-dwelling ancestors to become terrestrial, walking on all four limbs. Typical open-country monkeys, they are found all over the savannah, semi-desert, and lightly forested regions of Africa south of the Sahara Desert. (The species of baboons known as the m...
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baboon

Large monkey of the genus Papio, with a long doglike muzzle and large canine teeth, spending much of its time on the ground in open country. Males, with head and body up to 1.1 m/3.5 ft long, are larger than females, and dominant males rule the `troops` in which baboo...
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Baboon

[disambiguation] A Baboon is a primate of the genus Papio. Baboon may also refer to: ...
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