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A vervet (Chlorocebus aethiops) of northeast Africa.

[French, of unknown origin.]


(Animals) an E African variety of a common guenon monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, having long white tufts of hair on either side of the face. Compare green monkey, vervet
[C19: from French, of unknown origin]


(ˈgrɪv ɪt)

an Ethiopian guenon, Cercopithecus aethiops, with a gray body and black face.
[1855–60; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grivet - white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the facegrivet - white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the face
guenon, guenon monkey - small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
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The CM-TA Group will be co-chaired by Vincent Grivet (TDF) and Angelo Pettazzi (Mediaset).
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Chlorocebus aethiops, formerly known as Cercopithecus aethiops, is commonly referred to as the African green monkey, vervet, tantulus, savannah, or the grivet monkey.
Futuros estudios que involucren la modelacion del movimiento del polen por viento y barreras geograficas, como el modelo desarrollado por Grivet et al.
Porta T, Grivet C, Kraemer T, Varesio E, Hopfgartner G:
However, it is important to note that even using this strategy, the seeds collected may retain some degree of biparental inbreeding if mating occurs within the neighborhood of maternal trees, as observed by Grivet et al.
First class performances all round make for a glorious evening's theatre with solid gold cameos from Desmond Barritt as a retired police inspector,and Michael Mears as the aggravatingly unctuous Grivet, a railway clerk.