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GUENON (from the French, = one who gr...

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 670 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GUENON (from the French, = one who grimaces, hence an ape), the name applied by naturalists to the monkeys of the African genus Cercopithecus, the Ethiopian representative of the Asiatic macaques, from which they differ by the absence of a posterior heel to the last molar in the lower jaw.
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