silenus


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Silenus \Si*le"nus\, n. [L. Silenus the tutor and attendant of
   Bacchus.] (Zool.)
   See Wanderoo.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wanderoo \Wan`der*oo"\, n. [Cingalese wanderu a monkey.] (Zool.)
   A large monkey (Macacus silenus) native of Malabar. It is
   black, or nearly so, but has a long white or gray beard
   encircling the face. Called also maha, silenus,
   neelbhunder, lion-tailed baboon, and great wanderoo.
   [Written also ouanderoo.]
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   Note: The name is sometimes applied also to other allied
         species.
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