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chacma

[chak-muh] /ˈtʃæk mə/
noun
1.
a large, brownish-gray baboon, Papio ursinus, of southern Africa.
Origin of chacma
1825-1835
1825-35; (< D) < Khoikhoi, first recorded as chöachamma (1691)
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chacma

/ˈtʃækmə/
noun
1.
a baboon, Papio (or Chaeropithecus) ursinus, having coarse greyish hair and occurring in southern and eastern Africa
Word Origin
C19: from Khoikhoi
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