tantalus monkey

[tan-tl-uh s]


a long-tailed African monkey, Cercopithecus tantalus (or C. aethiops tantalus), of central African grasslands, having a long face framed by upswept whiskers.

Nearby words

  1. tantalize,
  2. tantalizing,
  3. tantalous,
  4. tantalum,
  5. tantalus,
  6. tantamount,
  7. tantara,
  8. tantivy,
  9. tanto,
  10. tantra

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