hamadryas baboon

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ham•a•dry′as baboon′

(ˌhæm əˈdraɪ əs)
a N African and Arabian grayish baboon, Comopithecus (Papio) hamadryas: the male has a long dark mane.
Also called sacred baboon.
[1930–35; < New Latin hamadryas the specific epithet (see hamadryad)]
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