Definition of Siamang

1. Noun. Large black gibbon of Sumatra having the 2nd and 3rd toes partially united by a web.

Exact synonyms: Hylobates Syndactylus, Symphalangus Syndactylus
Generic synonyms: Lesser Ape
Group relationships: Genus Hylobates, Hylobates



Definition of Siamang

1. n. A gibbon (Hylobates syndactylus), native of Sumatra. It has the second and third toes partially united by a web.

Definition of Siamang

1. Noun. (zoology) A large black gibbon, ''Symphalangus syndactylus'', from Sumatra ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Siamang

1. a large, black gibbon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Siamang

1. A gibbon (Hylobates syndactylus), native of Sumatra. It has the second and third toes partially united by a web. Origin: Malay siamang. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Siamang

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"Another species of the long-armed apes, discovered since our author's work was published, is The siamang, (Simia Syndactylus, Raffles, Tr.Linn.Soc. XIII.p. ..."

2. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1834)
"It is less clumsy than the siamang, its movements are more prompt and graceful, but ils manners are less lively than those of the monkey tribes in general: ..."

3. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"The orbits have a full oval form in the Orang ; they are almost circular in the Chimpanzee and siamang, more nearly circular, and with a more prominent rim, ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"Another species of the long-armed apes, discovered since our author's work was published, is The siamang, (Simia Syndactylus, Raffles, Tr.Linn.Soc. XIII.p. ..."

5. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1834)
"It is less clumsy than the siamang, its movements are more prompt and graceful, but ils manners are less lively than those of the monkey tribes in general: ..."

6. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"The orbits have a full oval form in the Orang ; they are almost circular in the Chimpanzee and siamang, more nearly circular, and with a more prominent rim, ..."

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