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noun
a reddish, arboreal monkey, Nasalis larvatus, of Borneo, the male of which has a long, flexible nose: an endangered species.
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Origin of proboscis monkey

First recorded in 1785–95
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proboscis monkey

noun
an Old World monkey, Nasalis larvatus, of Borneo, with an elongated bulbous nose
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