Definition of Langur

1. Noun. Slender long-tailed monkey of Asia.


Definition of Langur

1. Noun. Any of the Old World monkeys of the subfamily Colobinae, in the genera ''Simias'', ''Trachypithecus'' (lutungs), ''Presbytis'', (surilis), and ''Semnopithecus'', (gray langurs). ¹

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Definition of Langur

1. an Asian monkey [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Langur

languishes
languishing
languishingly
languishment
languishments
languishness
languisht
languor
languorous
languorously
languorousness
languors
languour
languourous
languours
langur (current term)
langure
langured
langures
languring
langurs
langya
laniard
laniards
laniaries
laniariform
laniary
laniation
lanichol
lanier

Literary usage of Langur

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1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"The langur was then tried with cyanide of potassium, which he rejected at once, ... In the forest the langur lives on grain, fruit, the pods of leguminous ..."

2. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"The Black langur.—Monkey Shooting.—A Startling Cry. ... FROM the day we entered the forest we began to collect specimens of the black langur ..."

3. Junior High School Literature by William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck (1922)
"It was true that langur Dass understood more of the ways of the forest people than ... They called him langur after a graybearded breed of monkeys along the ..."

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