baboon definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few big terrestrial African and Asian monkeys associated with the family members Cercopithecidae, particularly of this genus Papio or Chaeropithecus and related genera, described as an elongated, doglike muzzle, a brief end, and bare calluses regarding the bottom.
    • Slang A brutish person; a boor.
    • Mostly African primates. The old-world Quadrumana, associated with genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have actually dog-like muzzles and enormous canine teeth, cheek pockets, a brief end, and nude callosities on the bottom.
    • among the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have actually dog-like muzzles and enormous canine teeth, cheek pouches, a brief end, and nude callosities from the bottom. They are mainly African. See mandrill, and chacma, and drill an ape.
    • A quadrumanous pet regarding the old-world, of subfamily Cynopithecin√¶, and especially of either regarding the genera Cynocephalus (or Papio) and Mandrilla (or Mormon).
    • big terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
    • Any of a number of large terrestrial African and Asian monkeys of the family Cercopithecidae, specifically of this genus Papio or Chaeropithecus and relevant genera, characterized by an elongated, doglike muzzle, a short end, and bare calluses from the buttocks.
    • Slang A brutish individual; a boor.
    • Mainly African primates. Among the old-world Quadrumana, of this genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have dog-like muzzles and large canine teeth, cheek pockets, a short tail, and naked callosities regarding bottom.
    • one of several old-world Quadrumana, associated with genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have actually dog-like muzzles and large canine teeth, cheek pockets, a quick tail, and naked callosities regarding the bottom. These are generally mostly African. See mandrill, and chacma, and drill an ape.
    • A quadrumanous pet associated with old-world, associated with the subfamily Cynopithecin√¶, and particularly of either of this genera Cynocephalus (or Papio) and Mandrilla (or Mormon).
    • huge terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles

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