green monkey

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green monkey

n.
See vervet.

green monkey

n
(Animals) a W African variety of a common guenon monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, having greenish-brown fur and a dark face. Compare grivet, vervet

green′ mon′key


n.
a greenish gray guenon, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, of W African savannas.
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Noun1.green monkey - common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tailgreen monkey - common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tail
guenon, guenon monkey - small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
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The presence of a sylvatic cycle for Zika virus in Africa is supported by a seroprevalence of 0%-16% in African green monkeys (Chlorocebus sabaeus) and vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) (2).
635134633 Chlorocebus sabaeus 8 296213630 Callithrix jacchus 9.