Meaning of colobus


Pronunciation: (kol'u-bus, ku-lō'-), [key]
— pl. -bus•es, -bi
  1. any of several large, slender African monkeys of the genus Colobus, lacking thumbs and having long silky fur of black and white (C. polykomos), black and reddish-brown (C. badius), or olive (C. verus): now dwindling.
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