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Definition of "colobus" [colobus]

  • Any of several large arboreal African monkeys of the genus Colobus. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "colobus" in a sentence
  • "Because the colobus was a member of a primate order, the same order we human beings belong to, its extinction drew considerable notice."
  • "The human attacks mirror the way that chimps in the wild attack prey such as colobus monkeys -- or, in times of chimp war or murder, each other."
  • "The sights en route are mesmerizing, and much of the nature and wildlife on the mountain is unique to this one spot due to the geographical location and remoteness from similar terrain: rain forests, great trees, colobus monkeys, moonscape rock landscapes and much much more."