Definition of owl-faced monkey in English:

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owl-faced monkey

noun

A guenon that has a black face with white and yellow markings and bright blue skin on the rump, living in the forests of central Africa.
  • Cercopithecus hamlyni, family Cercopithecidae
Example sentences
  • Hamlyn's Monkey (Cercopithecus hamlyni), also known as the Owl-faced Monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that inhabits the bamboo and primary rainforests of the Congo.
  • Owl-faced monkeys exist in small social groups in dense cover with abundant food.

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Syllabification: owl-faced mon·key

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