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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 1051 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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VERVET, a Central and South African monkey, known as Cercopithecus pygerythrus. It is nearly allied to the grivet (q.v.), but distinguished (as indicated by its name) by thepresence of a rusty patch at the root of the tail, and by the black (instead of grey) chin, hands and feet.
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