howler monkey(redirected from Alouattinae)
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Any of several monkeys of the genus Alouatta of tropical America, having a long prehensile tail and an extremely loud, howling call.
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|Noun||1.||howler monkey - monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry|
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails