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monkey

(mŭng′kē)
n. pl. mon·keys
a. Any of various tailed primates of the suborder Anthropoidea, including the macaques, baboons, capuchins, and marmosets, and excluding the apes.
b. A nonhuman ape. Not in scientific use.
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Drug slang (1) A regional term for drug dependency, as in '...to have a monkey on your back' (2) A cigarette made from cocaine paste and tobacco
Graduate education—US A person low in the medical school hierarchy
Zoology A non-human primate
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monkey

any long-tailed primate excluding the tarsiers and lemurs, comprising the Old World and New World monkeys and marmosets.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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At the Primate Rescue Center, visitors can see four species of nearly extinct langurs (also called leaf-eating monkeys), gibbons and lorises, many of which were rescued from wildlife traffickers.
As the news about presence of langurs spread, a large number of people gathered in these villages to see them.
The study was based upon the hypothesis that different inbreeding populations of the gray langur distributed in Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir are isolated to different degrees from one another.
Furthermore, PCR amplification showed an unexpected 838 bp amplicon in langur genomic DNA (Figure 5(b)).
After getting the confirmation of langur being tied in resort, activist approached police, wildlife crime control bureau and chief wildlife warden of Delhi to rescue the abused langur.
On presentation, female Capped langur aged approximately 4 years weighing 4.5 kg, was dull and depressed.
The latest victim is 86-year-old Rukhmani Kanwar, who was bitten by a black-faced langur in Shimla.
Eco-ethology of the common langur Semnopithecus entellus (Dufresne) in Bangladesh.
Though I would not have fancied meeting a tiger or a tusker along the path, it was bit of a let down to only see a giant Malabar squirrel, a langur and an elephant (which at that distance might as well have been a giant squirrel.)
Chloroform extract of Carica papaya seeds induces long-term reversible azoospermia in langur monkey.
By Marianne Brown Only decades ago the Cat Ba langur was a common sight in the lush vegetation and limestone cliffs of the island off northern Vietnam that gave this golden-headed animal its name.