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noun plural -bos
  1. a rare gold-coloured prosimian primate of tropical Africa, Arctocebus calabarensis, having digits that are specialized as a pair of pincers for climbing: family Lorisidae (lorises)Also called: golden potto
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Word Origin

C19: from Efik
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Examples from the Web for angwantibo

Historical Examples

  • It seems impossible to avoid agreeing with Professor Huxley that the Angwantibo is entitled to generic separation.

    The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia

    Frank Evers Beddard