Definition of entellus in English:


Line breaks: en|tel¦lus
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtɛləs
, ɛn-/
(also entellus monkey)


  • another term for hanuman.
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    • Scientifically, Hanuman langurs are named either Semnopithecus entellus or Presbytis entellus within a genus of colobine primates, a sub-unit of Old World monkeys.


mid 19th century: from the name of an aged Trojan in Virgil's Aeneid.

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