Definition of agile gibbon in English:

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agile gibbon


A gibbon with color varying from light buff to black, found in Southeast Asia.
  • Hylobates agilis, family Hylobatidae.
Example sentences
  • Nine of the 13 primate species of Borneo are found in the park, such as the distinctive proboscis monkey, the agile gibbon, the silvery leaf-eating monkey and the orangutan.
  • The great call of the female agile gibbon is somewhat similar to that of the female lar gibbon.
  • The long temporal tufts visible in the female are common in agile gibbons, but not in lar gibbons.

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Syllabification: ag·ile gib·bon

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