langur definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous slender, long-tailed Asian monkeys of genus Presbytis and relevant genera that consume leaves, fruits, and seeds and now have a chin tuft and bushy eyebrows.
    • the old-world monkeys associated with subfamily Colobinae, inside genera Simias, Trachypithecus (lutungs), Presbytis, (surilis), and Semnopithecus, (grey langurs).
    • A native name for a couple of huge Indian monkeys of the genus Presbytis, or Semnopithecus, both most commonly known being the hanuman or entellus, P. entellus, the sacred monkey of India, and also the black colored Nilgiri langur, P. johnii.
    • slender long-tailed monkey of Asia

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