entellus

Definitions

  • Entellus about to strike the final blow
    Entellus about to strike the final blow
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n entellus langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Entellus (Zoöl) An East Indian long-tailed bearded monkey (Semnopithecus entellus) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Called also hoonoomaun and hungoor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n entellus The commonest semnopithecoid monkey of India, Semnopithecus entellus, indigenous to the hot regions of the Gangetic basins, but introduced in other parts of India, where it is held in veneration and treated with great honor by the natives. It is one of the slow or sedate monkeys, having little of the restlessness characteristic of most of the tribe, and is of moderate size, yellowish color, reddening on the limbs, with black hands and feet and blackish face. The most conspicuous feature is the cap of fur radiating from the top of the head, and peaked over the eyebrows, with full whiskers and beard on the cheeks and chin. The length of the head and body is about 2 feet, that of the tail about 3; the latter is not prehensile. Also called hanuman.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Entellus en-tel′us the hanuman of India.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., the specific name, fr. Gr. to command

Usage

In literature:

Heavy with age, Entellus stands his ground, But with his warping body wards the wound.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
Hercules had accepted the challenge, and had slain Eryx in the encounter; but the tradition of his skill had been preserved by his pupil Entellus.
"The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Various
On empty air Entellus wastes his strength.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
Mr. Forbes tells a story of a female monkey, (the Semnopithecus Entellus), who was shot by a friend of his, and carried to his tent.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
Old Entellus stands immoveable and astrain, only parrying hits with body and watchful eye.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
ENTELLUS stoutly to the fight returned.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98 January 11, 1890" by Various
Of these the Entellus is one of the best known species.
"Natural History in Anecdote" by Various
And ever Entellus abode in the same place, swaying himself hither and thither with watchful eyes.
"Stories from Virgil" by Alfred J. Church
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