genus Cebus


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Noun1.genus Cebus - type genus of the Cebidaegenus Cebus - type genus of the Cebidae    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cebidae, family Cebidae - all the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins
Cebus capucinus, capuchin, ringtail - monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
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The genus Cebus currently has eight species, which were previously considered subspecies.
In accordance, infant killing has already been reported in the genus Cebus for C.