A genus of the family Cercopithecidae, represented by guenons and common African monkeys.

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Cer·co·pi·the·cus -pə-'thē-kəs, -'pith-ə- n a genus of the family Cercopithecidae that includes slender long-tailed African monkeys comprising the guenons and related forms with cheek pouches and ischial callosities

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  • Cercopithecus — n. type genus of the {Cercopithecidae}, consisting of one genus of guenons. Syn: genus {Cercopithecus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cercopithēcus — Cercopithēcus, Meerkatzen (s.d.), mit mäßig vorstehender Schnauze (60°), Backentaschen, einem langen dünnen Schwanze u. Gesäßschwielen. Goldfuß theilt sie in folgende Abtheilungen: A) in solche mit platter Nase, dreieckigem Kopfe, ausgerandetem… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • CERCOPITHECUS — Graece κῆβος, Aristoteli, Histor. Animal. l. 1. simia est habens caudam: ut plane idem sit ac κερκοπίθηκος, secundum Martial. l. 14. Epigr. 202. Si mihi cauda foret, Cercopithecus eram. Et Prudentium adv. Symm. l. 2. v. 468. Isis enim et Serapis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Cercopithēcus — Cercopithēcus, Meerkatze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cercopithecus — Cercopithèque Cercopithèques …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cercopithecus — Meerkatzen Brazzameerkatze (Cercopithecus neglectus) Systematik Unterordnung: Trockennasenaffen (Haplor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cercopithecus — markatos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 19 rūšių. Paplitimo arealas – Centr. ir P. Afrika. atitikmenys: lot. Cercopithecus angl. guenons vok. Meerkatzen rus. мартышки pranc. cercopithèques; guenons …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Cercopithecus — noun type genus of the Cercopithecidae: guenons • Syn: ↑genus Cercopithecus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cercopithecidae, ↑family Cercopithecidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

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