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gibbon British & World English

A small, slender tree-dwelling ape with long powerful arms and loud hooting calls, native to the forests of SE Asia

Gibbon, Edward British & World English

(1737–94), English historian. He is best known for his multi-volume work The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776–88), chapters of which aroused controversy for their critical account of the spread of Christianity

Gibbon, Lewis Grassic British & World English

(1901–35), Scottish writer; pseudonym of James Leslie Mitchell. His short stories were regularly published in the Cornhill Magazine, and his novels include the trilogy A Scots Quair (1932-4)

agile gibbon British & World English

A gibbon with colour varying from light buff to black, found in SE Asia

white-handed gibbon British & World English

The common gibbon, which has white hands and feet and is found in Thailand and Malaysia

lar British & World English

The common gibbon, which has white hands and feet and is found in Thailand and Malaysia

lar gibbon in lar British & World English

The common gibbon, which has white hands and feet and is found in Thailand and Malaysia

hoolock British & World English

A gibbon with white eyebrows, the male of which has black fur and the female golden, found from NE India to Burma

hoolock gibbon in hoolock British & World English

A gibbon with white eyebrows, the male of which has black fur and the female golden, found from NE India to Burma

Gibbon New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Edward (1737–94), English historian

gibbon English-Spanish

gibón masculine


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