Definition of Hoolock

1. n. A small black gibbon (Hylobates hoolock), found in the mountains of Assam.



Definition of Hoolock

1. Noun. A kind of gibbon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoolock

1. a small gibbon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hoolock

1. A small black gibbon (Hylobates hoolock), found in the mountains of Assam. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoolock

hooky
hooky-playing
hooky player
hooley
hooleys
hoolican
hoolicans
hoolie
hoolier
hoolies
hooliest
hooligan
hooliganism
hooliganisms
hooligans
hoolock (current term)
hoolocks
hooly
hoom
hoon
hoond
hoonds
hooned
hooning
hoonoomaun
hoonoomauns
hoons
hoop
hoop ash
hoop pine

Literary usage of Hoolock

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1. A Hand-book to the Primates by Henry Ogg Forbes (1897)
"Its habits are very similar to those of other Gibbons, although Tickell observed that they were less light and active than the hoolock, and had a different ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"The Society has lately received a pale specimen of the hoolock from Captain Phayre ... Another hoolock in this museum is again much darker than the Arracan ..."

3. The Sense of Touch in Mammals and Birds: With Special Reference to the by Walter Aubrey Kidd (1907)
"hoolock GIBBON. Hylo- bates hoolock. x 15. Pes. Plantar surface over heel; imbrication of papillae of corium proximal on left of centre of section, ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1897)
"One of these, the hoolock or White-browed Gibbon, roams in flocks of from fifty to ... When walking on the ground the hoolock rests on its hind feet alone, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Another well-marked form is the hoolock of Assam (//. hoolock). In the gibbons we first find that part upon which the body rests in sitting provided with ..."

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