noun, plural col·o·bus·es, col·o·bi [kol-uh-bahy, kuh-loh-bahy]. /ˈkɒl əˌbaɪ, kəˈloʊ baɪ/.
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There are some seven species of monkeys, including two baboons and one colobus.
There are almost always five well-developed digits, but in the genera Colobus and Ateles the pollex is vestigial.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
In Semnopithecus and Colobus there are generally seven, but sometimes eight pairs of true ribs.Darwinism (1889)|Alfred Russel Wallace
In Africa, the representatives of this last-mentioned tribe are found in the Colobus monkeys.Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found|Mayne Reid
But his hair contradicts this—being straight as needles, and black as the skin of a Colobus monkey.The Flag of Distress|Mayne Reid