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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grivet  \Griv"et\  (gr[i^]v"[e^]t),  n.  [Cf.  F.  grivet.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  monkey  of  the  upper  Nile  and  Abyssinia  ({Cercopithecus 
  griseo-viridis}),  having  the  upper  parts  dull  green,  the 
  lower  parts  white,  the  hands,  ears,  and  face  black.  It  was 
  known  to  the  ancient  Egyptians.  Called  also  {tota}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grivet 
  n  :  white  and  olive  green  east  African  monkey  with  long  white 
  tufts  of  hair  beside  the  face  [syn:  {Cercopithecus 
  aethiops}] 




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