siamang


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si·a·mang

 (sē′ə-măng′, sē-ăm′əng)
n.
A large black gibbon (Hylobates syndactylus syn. Symphalangus syndactylus) of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, having an inflatable throat sac and a web of skin joining the second and third toes.

[Malay.]

siamang

(ˈsaɪəˌmæŋ)
n
(Animals) a large black gibbon, Hylobates (or Symphalangus) syndactylus, of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, having a large reddish-brown vocal sac beneath the chin and the second and third toes united
[C19: from Malay]

si•a•mang

(ˈsi əˌmæŋ)

n.
a large black gibbon, Symphalangus (Hylobates) syndactylus, of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula.
[1815–25; < Malay]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.siamang - large black gibbon of Sumatra having the 2nd and 3rd toes partially united by a websiamang - large black gibbon of Sumatra having the 2nd and 3rd toes partially united by a web
lesser ape - gibbons and siamangs
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Rre Masima o a re fa motho a tlelwa ke mowa wa boitlhobogo mo botshelong o simolola go inaakanya le dilo tse di sa siamang tse di felelang di mmakela tse dintsi.
Use of a sustained release preparation of clotrimazole to treat dermatophytosis in a siamang (Hylobates syndactylus).
The orangutans will share the facility with siamang gibbons, who are also found in South East Asia.
The zoo has the most diverse collection of gibbons in the UK, including the agile, pileated, siamang and Northern white-cheeked species, all of which are endangered in the wild.
She also meets a goose who, when faced with a choice, stayed with his mate, and she hears how a siamang gibbon dealt with the death of his life partner.
Siamang Ltd declared that it has inked a strategic partnership deal with Cherwell Software.