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gelada

[jel-uh-duh, juh-lah-] /ˈdʒɛl ə də, dʒəˈlɑ-/
noun
1.
a large baboonlike cliff-dwelling monkey, Theropithecus gelada, native to mountains of Ethiopia, having a brown coat and, in the male, a luxuriant mane: an endangered species.
Origin of gelada
1835-1845
1835-45; < Amharic čʾällada; perhaps akin to the Cushitic word for the baboon; compare Oromo jaldeessa
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gelada

/ˈdʒɛlədə; ˈɡɛl-; dʒɪˈlɑːdə; ɡɪ-/
noun
1.
a NE African baboon, Theropithecus gelada, with dark brown hair forming a mane over the shoulders, a bare red chest, and a ridged muzzle: family Cercopithecidae Also called gelada baboon
Word Origin
probably from Arabic qilādah mane
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