Definitions for vervetˈvɜr vɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•vetˈvɜr vɪt(n.)

  1. an African guenon

    Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of vervet:

1880–85; < F, =ver(t) green (see vert ) +(gri)vetgrivet

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vervet, vervet monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus(noun)

    South African monkey with black face and hands


  1. vervet(Noun)

    A small African monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops or Chlorocebus pygerythrus, having a long tail, a black face with white cheek tufts and a greenish-brown coat

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vervet(noun)

    a South African monkey (Cercopithecus pygerythrus, / Lelandii). The upper parts are grayish green, finely specked with black. The cheeks and belly are reddish white


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