papion definition

  • noun:
    • A West African baboon (Cynocephalus sphinx), allied toward chacma.
    • A West African baboon (Cynocephalus sphinx), allied to the chacma. Its shade is usually chestnut, varying in tint.
    • A baboon for the genus Cynocephalus, as C. hamadryas (or babuin); a hamadryad; specially, the dog-headed baboon, that was revered and mummified because of the Egyptians. See cut-under baboon.

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