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Definition of baboon
BaboonBaboon Bab*oon", n. [OE. babewin, baboin, fr.F. babouin, or
LL. babewynus. Of unknown origin; cf. D. baviaan, G. pavian,
baboon, F. babin lip of ape, dogs, etc., dial. G. b["a]ppe
One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera Cynocephalus
and Papio; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have dog-like muzzles
and large canine teeth, cheek pouches, a short tail, and
naked callosities on the buttocks. They are mostly African.
See Mandrill, and Chacma, and Drill an ape.
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