chacma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chacma greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chacma A large species of African baboon (Cynocephalus porcarius); -- called also ursine baboon. See Illust. of Baboon
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chacma The Hottentot name of a South African baboon, Cynocephalus porcarius.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Chacma chakā€²ma a South African baboon.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Native name

Usage

In literature:

TOTTY AND THE CHACMAS.
"The Bush Boys" by Captain Mayne Reid
In the same house there was a large dog-faced ape (chacma) named "Joe," whose friend and companion was a little white and black kitten.
"The Dawn of Reason" by James Weir
TOTTY AND THE CHACMAS.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
They include the chacma, drill, common baboon, and mandrill.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
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In news:

0 Chacma baboons are picky about whom they forage with, according to a study published in the American Naturalist.
Chacma baboons draw upon a rich repertoire of vocal signals to express themselves.
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