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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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He would trust no one else with its care, and the whole Court soon talked of nothing but the pretty green monkey.
Next day both mother and daughter were sitting in a jessamine bower in the garden, and they began to talk of the green monkey and his strange ways.
Sara she was called, a small, green monkey from South America, who seemed to have been born hysterical and indignant, and with no appreciation of humour.
She had on a black velvet polonaise with jet buttons, and a tiny green monkey muff; I never saw her so stylishly dressed," Janey continued.
We have forgotten to mention, that the count's coachman was attired in a bear-skin, exactly resembling Odry's in "The Bear and the Pasha;" and the two footmen behind were dressed up as green monkeys, with spring masks, with which they made grimaces at every one who passed.
The image of the model wearing the green monkey hoodie has been removed from its website, while two others featuring different designs in the same category and modelled by white children remain.
This is the second reported incident concerning wild animals being on the loose, after a Green Monkey escaped its Paphos home and was roaming the town centre in October 2016.
Simeon and The Stylites, Green Monkey, Not Monsters and Fountain of Youth.
But I hear his cousin has contracted a nasty case of green monkey disease in Africa.
5 per cent when Green Monkey powered home under Shane Kelly in the 5f handicap.
Green Monkey certainly seems to enjoy a visit to Yarmouth and can complete a double at the seaside in the Freederm Handicap.
In 2012, Dubai Municipality confiscated a dozen baboons and received a green monkey, also known as the Sabaeus monkey, as a donation.