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  1. hamadryas(Noun)

    A large baboon, Papio hamadryas, from northern Africa and Arabia, that was sacred in ancient Egypt

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  1. Hamadryas(noun)

    the sacred baboon of Egypt (Cynocephalus Hamadryas)

  2. Origin: [L., a hamadryad. See Hamadryad.]

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