Definition of Howler monkey

1. Noun. Monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry.

Exact synonyms: Howler
Generic synonyms: New World Monkey, Platyrrhine, Platyrrhinian
Group relationships: Alouatta, Genus Alouatta
Derivative terms: Howl



Definition of Howler monkey

1. Noun. A loud Central American and South American monkey of the genus ''Alouatta''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Howler Monkey

howitz
howitzer
howitzerlike
howitzers
howitzes
howk
howked
howker
howkers
howking
howks
howl
howl out
howled
howler
howler monkey (current term)
howler monkeys
howlers
howlet
howlets
howling
howling(a)
howlingly
howlings
howlite
howls
howness
howp
howped
howping

Literary usage of Howler monkey

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1. The Practical Teacher by Joseph Hughes (1883)
"He took the head and shoulders of a red howler monkey, removed a quantity of hair from the upper part of the head, and then, by his peculiar process of ..."

2. Secrets in Stone: Yokes, Hachas and Palmas from Southern Mesoamerica by Edwin M. Shook, Elayne Marquis (1996)
"One is the roaring, howler monkey ... The latter is far more commonly seen in Pre-Columbian art than the shyer howler monkey. No attempt has been made to ..."

3. Panama by Marc Rigole, Claude-Victor Langlois (2003)
"The howler monkey is also called ... The howler monkey is one of the animal species being studied by the famous Smithsonian Tropical ..."

4. Belize by Vivien Lougheed (2005)
"Besides the howler monkey, the sanctuary has Baird's tapirs, Morelet's crocodiles, iguanas and Central American river turtles. ..."

5. A New Dimension of Time by Marc van der Erve (2007)
"Allman refers to research about two closely related monkeys with about the same body weight.15 One of these monkeys, the howler monkey, is a leaf-eater. ..."

6. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1912)
"The other important mammalian accessions during the year were the following: One young male orang-utan, one young female chimpanzee, one red howler monkey, ..."

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