genus Hylobates


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Noun1.genus Hylobates - gibbonsgenus Hylobates - gibbons        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Hylobatidae, Hylobatidae - used in some classifications for the lesser apes (gibbons and siamangs); sometimes considered a subfamily of Pongidae
Hylobates lar, gibbon - smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies
Hylobates syndactylus, siamang, Symphalangus syndactylus - large black gibbon of Sumatra having the 2nd and 3rd toes partially united by a web