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MANGABEY

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 568 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MANGABEY, a name (probably of French origin) applied to the West African monkeys of the genus Cercocebus, the more typical representatives of which are characterized by their bare, flesh-coloured upper eye-lids, and the uniformly coloured hairs of the fur. (See PRIMATES.)
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