Gibbon

Hoolock Nomascus Gibbons (z) are apes in the family Hylobatidae iː. The family historically contained one genus, but now is split into four genera. Gibbons occur in tropical and subtropical rainforests from northeast India to Indonesia and north to southern China, including the islands of Sumatra, Borneo, and Java. Also called the lesser apes, gi...
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Gibbon

• (n.) Any arboreal ape of the genus Hylobates, of which many species and varieties inhabit the East Indies and Southern Asia. They are tailless and without cheek pouches, and have very long arms, adapted for climbing.
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gibbon

<zoology> Any arboreal ape of the genus Hylobates, of which many species and varieties inhabit the East Indies and Southern Asia. They are tailless and without cheek pouches, and have very long arms, adapted for climbing. ... The white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar), the crowned (H. Pilatus), the wou-wou or singing gibbon (H. Agilis), the siam...
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gibbon

Hylobates lar noun smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies
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Gibbon

Gib'bon noun [ Confer French gibbon .] (Zoology) Any arboreal ape of the genus Hylobates , of which many species and varieties inhabit the East Indies and Southern Asia. They are tailless and without cheek pouches, and have very long arms, adapted for climbing. » The white-han...
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Gibbon

A gibbon is a type of small ape of the genus Hylobates, particularly the species Hylobates lar which inhabits the islands of the Indian Archipelago. It is noticeable by the extraordinary length of its arms and its slender form.
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gibbon

any of a dozen or so species of small apes found in the tropical forests of Southeast Asia. Gibbons, like the great apes (gorillas, orangutans, ... [8 related articles]
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gibbon

Any of a group of several small southern Asian apes. The common or lar gibbon (H. lar) is about 60 cm/2 ft tall, with a body that is hairy except for the buttocks, which distinguishes it from other types of apes. Gibbons have long arms and no tail. They spend most of their time...
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gibbon

gibbon, small ape, genus Hyloblates, found in the forests of SE Asia. The gibbons, including the siamang, are known as the small, or lesser, apes; they are the most highly adapted of the apes to arboreal life. Gibbons are about 3 ft (90 cm) tall and weigh about 15 lb (6.4 kg). Their arms are extreme...
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Gibbon

Gibbon: See: Gibbon, John H., Jr.
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gibbon

Type: Term Pronunciation: gib′on Definitions: 1. A genus of anthropoid apes, Hylobates, of the superfamily Hominoidea.
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