- large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
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[ Middle English babewin
, 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
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<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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large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
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• (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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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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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, 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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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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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 is an album by Baboon. It was self-released in 2006. All songs were written by Baboon. ==Track listing== All songs by Baboon. ==Personnel== ...
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Baboon is a rock band originally from Denton, Texas. The band formed in 1991. Their fourth studio album, titled Baboon, was released on October 10, 2006. Baboon appeared on an episode of Walker, Texas Ranger titled `Hall of Fame` in 1996. The band and their music were a key point in the episode`s plot. In its early years, Baboon, Bru
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A Baboon is a primate of the genus Papio. Baboon may also refer to: ...
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