entellus

[ en-tel-uh s ]
/ ɛnˈtɛl əs /
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noun, plural en·tel·lus·es.


Nearby words

  1. entangling alliances with none,
  2. entasia,
  3. entasis,
  4. entebbe,
  5. entelechy,
  6. entente,
  7. entente cordiale,
  8. enter,
  9. enter into,
  10. enter on

Origin of entellus

From New Latin, dating back to 1835–45, a specific epithet

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British Dictionary definitions for entellus

entellus

/ (ɛnˈtɛləs) /

noun

an Old World monkey, Presbytes entellus, of S Asia. This langur is regarded as sacred in IndiaAlso called: hanuman

Word Origin for entellus

C19: New Latin, apparently from the name of the aged Sicilian character in Book V of Virgil's Aeneid

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