Langure

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Langure To languish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • langure An obsolete form of languor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Langure (Spens.) to languish
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Usage

In literature:

He heard, though he could not see, the langurs pressing about him, and behind them the uhh!
"The Second Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling
The langurs and baboons were by no means as wild as the gibbons and were found in larger herds.
"Camps and Trails in China" by Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
Then drawing his dagger, he raised it over De Langurant's head, and called upon him to surrender.
"Richard II" by Jacob Abbott
The flesh of the black monkey (Nilgiri langur) is sold in the Nilgiri bazaars as a cure for whooping-cough.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
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In news:

Twenty-five species of monkeys, langurs, lemurs and gorillas.
A Miller's grizzled langur rests in a tree.
Camera traps took bursts of images when the langurs approached a natural salt lick.
A juvenile Miller's grizzled langur.
The rare langurs hide in the trees to avoid predators like the clouded leopard.
NEW DELHI — Twenty-five species of monkeys, langurs, lemurs and gorillas are on the brink of extinction and need global action to protect them from increasing deforestation and illegal trafficking, researchers said Monday.
W ildlife researchers say 25 species of monkeys, langurs, lemurs and gorillas are on the brink of extinction and need global action to protect them from increasing deforestation and illegal trafficking.
Now the government has tasked langur monkeys with shooing their simian rivals away.
Badal Kalandar brings his langur monkey, Pawan, to work every day by bicycle in New Delhi.
An ebony langur ( Trachypithecus auratus ), photographed at the Bronx Zoo.
Toi came from the San Diego Zoo and joins the Zoo's other two douc langurs , Qui Tu and Isabeau, in their Rare Animal Conservation Center exhibit.
Douc langurs are endangered due to habitat destruction and poaching.
Orange headed Francois Langur monkey born at the San Francisco Zoo.
The newborn Francois' langur cuddles up with her mother, Ashes, at the Toledo Zoo.
Also making her debut is the Zoo's new female douc langur, Toi.
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In science:

Himalayan langurs and the classical prey model.
Stable isotopes, functional morphology, and human evolution: a model of consilience
For instance, ruminants (for example the cow) and colobine monkeys (for example the langur) independently developed a fermentative foregut where cellulose is digested with the help of bacteria.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
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