cercopithecoid

/ (ˌsɜːkəʊpɪˈθiːkɔɪd) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the primate superfamily Cercopithecoidea (Old World monkeys)

noun Also: cercopithecid (ˌsɜːkəʊpɪˈθiːsɪd)

an Old World monkey

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Word Origin for cercopithecoid

C19: from Latin cercopithēcus monkey with a tail (from Greek kerkopithēkos, from kerkos tail + pithēkos ape) + -oid

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