guereza

[ guh-rez-uh ]
/ gəˈrɛz ə /

noun

a colobus monkey, especially of the species Colobus guereza.

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

/ (ɡəˈrɛzə) /

noun

a handsome colobus monkey of the mountain forests of Ethiopia

Word Origin for guereza

C19: its native name
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