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guereza

[guh-rez-uh]
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noun
  1. a colobus monkey, especially of the species Colobus guereza.
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Origin of guereza

< Amharic gureza monkey, or < a related word in a Cushitic language, e.g., Oromo gureezaa
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British Dictionary definitions for guereza

guereza

noun
  1. a handsome colobus monkey of the mountain forests of Ethiopia
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Word Origin

C19: its native name
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