Gelada

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gelada (Zoöl) A baboon (Gelada Ruppelli) of Abyssinia, remarkable for the length of the hair on the neck and shoulders of the adult male.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gelada An Abyssinian baboon, Cynocephalus or Cercopithecus or Theropithecus gelada, or Gelada rueppelli. It is upward of 2 feet long, with a large mane, small ischial callosities, and naked face. It is of a dark-brown color, blackening on the shoulders and paling on the under parts, and has a pair of triangular naked spots on the throat.
    • n gelada [capitalized] [NL.] A generic name of this animal: synonymous with Theropithecus.
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Usage


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Close-up of a male gelada monkey.
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