Definition of Hylobate

1. n. Any species of the genus Hylobates; a gibbon, or long-armed ape. See Gibbon.



Definition of Hylobate

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Hylobates'' of gibbons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hylobate

1. a gibbon [n -S] - See also: gibbon

Medical Definition of Hylobate

1. Any species of the genus Hylobates; a gibbon, or long-armed ape. See Gibbon. Origin: Gr. One that walks or inhabits the woods: a wood + to go. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hylobate

hylephobia
hyles
hyletics
hylic
hylic tumour
hylicism
hylicisms
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hylicists
hylics
hylism
hylisms
hylist
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hylo-
hylobate (current term)
hylobates
hylobatidae
hylobatine
hylodes
hylogenesis
hylogeny
hyloism
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hyloists
hyloma
hylomorphic
hylomorphically
hylomorphism
hylomorphisms

Literary usage of Hylobate

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Only in Simia and hylobateยป is the tarsus ever less, or only a very little more, than twice the length of the carpus. The tarsos consists constantly of the ..."

2. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1866)
"The hylobate type is found fossil, but individuals of the Troglodyte type are as yet lacking to ..."

3. Materials for the Study of Variation by William Bateson (1894)
"This figure is remarkable in comparison with the rarity of such cases in hylobate* (51 skull* seen, all normal), and the like rarity in other Old World ..."

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