Definition of cebid in English:
A primate of a family (Cebidae) that includes most of the New World monkeys.
- It is also one of the largest cebids and is relentlessly pursued for food in South America.
- Nursing periods among cebids are generally longer than is typical of Old World monkeys.
- A tail is present and may be long or vestigial, but it is never fully prehensile as in many cebids.
Late 19th century: from modern Latin Cebidae (plural), from the genus name Cebus.
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