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A mature male gorilla having silvery white hair across the back.


(Animals) an older male gorilla with grey hair on its back


(ˈsɪl vərˌbæk)

an older male gorilla, usu. the leader of a troop, whose hairs along the back have turned gray.
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Noun1.silverback - an adult male gorilla with grey hairs across the backsilverback - an adult male gorilla with grey hairs across the back
genus Gorilla - gorillas
gorilla, Gorilla gorilla - largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
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