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entellus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entellus  \En*tel"lus\,  n.  [NL.,  the  specific  name  fr  Gr  ?  to 
  command.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  East  Indian  long-tailed  bearded  monkey  ({Semnopithecus 
  entellus})  regarded  as  sacred  by  the  natives.  It  is 
  remarkable  for  the  caplike  arrangement  of  the  hair  on  the 
  head.  Called  also  {hoonoomaun}  and  {hungoor}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entellus 
  n  :  langur  of  southern  Asia;  regarded  as  sacred  in  India  [syn:  {hanuman}, 
  {Presbytes  entellus},  {Semnopithecus  entellus}] 




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