entellus

[en-tel-uh s]

Origin of entellus

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

noun
  1. 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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