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griv·et

 (grĭv′ĭt)
n.
A vervet (Chlorocebus aethiops) of northeast Africa.

[French, of unknown origin.]
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grivet

(ˈɡrɪvɪt)
n
(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]
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griv•et

(ˈgrɪv ɪt)

n.
an Ethiopian guenon, Cercopithecus aethiops, with a gray body and black face.
[1855–60; orig. uncertain]
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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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Sexual transmission of SIVagm in wild grivet monkeys. J Med Primatol 1994;23:1-7.