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Cercopithecus cephus
Mustache Mus*tache" (m[u^]s*t[.a]sh"; 277), n.; pl. Mustaches. [Written also moustache.] [F. moustache, It. mostaccio visage, mostacchio mustache, fr. Gr. my`stax upper lip and the beard upon it; cf. ma`stax mouth: cf. Sp. mostacho.] 1. That part of the beard which grows on the upper lip; hair left growing above the mouth. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A West African monkey (Cercopithecus cephus). It has yellow whiskers, and a triangular blue mark on the nose. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any conspicuous stripe of color on the side of the head, beneath the eye of a bird.
Cercopithecus cynosurus
Malbrouck Mal"brouck, n. [F.] (Zo["o]l.) A West African arboreal monkey (Cercopithecus cynosurus).
Cercopithecus Diana
Diana Di*a"na, n. [L. Diana.] (Myth.) The daughter of Jupiter and Latona; a virgin goddess who presided over hunting, chastity, and marriage; -- identified with the Greek goddess Artemis. And chaste Diana haunts the forest shade. --Pope. Diana monkey (Zo["o]l.), a handsome, white-bearded monkey of West Africa (Cercopithecus Diana).
Cercopithecus griseo-viridis
Grivet Griv"et (gr[i^]v"[e^]t), n. [Cf. F. grivet.] (Zo["o]l.) A monkey of the upper Nile and Abyssinia (Cercopithecus griseo-viridis), having the upper parts dull green, the lower parts white, the hands, ears, and face black. It was known to the ancient Egyptians. Called also tota.
Cercopithecus mona
Mona Mo"na, n. [CF. Sp. & Pg. mona, fem. of mono a monkey, ape.] (Zo["o]l.) A small, handsome, long-tailed West American monkey (Cercopithecus mona). The body is dark olive, with a spot of white on the haunches.
Cercopithecus or Miopithecus talapoin
Talapoin Tal"a*poin (t[a^]l"[.a]*poin), n. (Zo["o]l.) A small African monkey (Cercopithecus, or Miopithecus, talapoin) -- called also melarhine.
Cercopithecus pluto
Pluto Plu"to, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Class. Myth.) The son of Saturn and Rhea, brother of Jupiter and Neptune; the dark and gloomy god of the Lower World. Pluto monkey (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed African monkey (Cercopithecus pluto), having side whiskers. The general color is black, more or less grizzled; the frontal band is white.
Cercopithecus pygerythrus or Lelandii
Vervet Ver"vet, n. (Zo["o]l.) A South African monkey (Cercopithecus pygerythrus, or Lelandii). The upper parts are grayish green, finely specked with black. The cheeks and belly are reddish white.
Cercopithecus ruber
Patas Pa*tas", n. (Zo["o]l.) A West African long-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus ruber); the red monkey.

Meaning of Cercopithecus from wikipedia

- from the genus Cercopithecus. In all other monkey and apes species, the French word guenon only designates the females. Genus Cercopithecus C. dryas group...
- subspecies are recognised: Cercopithecus mitis botourlinii Cercopithecus mitis elgonisElgon blue monkey Cercopithecus mitis heymansiLomami River...
- Genus Cercopithecusguenons Dryas monkey or Salongo monkey, Cercopithecus dryas Diana monkey, Cercopithecus diana Roloway monkey, Cercopithecus roloway...
- predator sightings. The vervet monkey was previously cl****ified as Cercopithecus aethiops. The vervet and malbrouck have often been considered conspecific...
- Genus Cercopithecus Sykes' monkey (Cercopithecus albogularis) Red-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius) Campbell's mona monkey (Cercopithecus campbelli)...
- CNN. Retrieved 2012-09-12. Data related to Cercopithecus lomamiensis at Wikispecies Media related to Cercopithecus lomamiensis at Wikimedia Commons...
- The golden monkey (Cercopithecus kandti) is a species of Old World monkey found in the Virunga volcanic mountains of Central Africa, including four national...
- Allenopithecus Genus Miopithecus Genus Erythrocebus Genus Chlorocebus Genus Cercopithecus Tribe Papionini Genus Macaca Genus Lophocebus Genus Rungwecebus Genus...
- The Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana) is an Old World monkey. The term “old-world monkey” refers to the family of monkeys known as Cercopithecoidea and...
- Sykes' monkey (Cercopithecus albogularis), also known as the white-throated monkey or Samango monkey, is an Old World monkey found between Ethiopia and...
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