• Definition for "ateles"
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ateles definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of American monkeys with prehensile tails, and having the thumb wanting or rudimentary. See spider monkey, and coaita.
    • A genus of American platyrrhine monkeys, regarding the family Cebidœ and subfamily Cebinœ; the spider-monkeys or sapajous, with attenuate systems, very long slender limbs, and long powerfully prehensile tails: so named since the flash is rudimentary.
    • spider monkeys
    • A genus of United states monkeys with prehensile tails, and achieving the flash desiring or standard. See spider monkey, and coaita.
    • A genus of United states platyrrhine monkeys, of this family members Cebidœ and subfamily Cebinœ; the spider-monkeys or sapajous, with attenuate bodies, very long thin limbs, and long powerfully prehensile tails: so called as the thumb is rudimentary.
    • spider monkeys
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