Definition of Simpai

1. n. A long-tailed monkey (Semnopitchecus melalophus) native of Sumatra. It has a crest of black hair. The forehead and cheeks are fawn color, the upper parts tawny and red, the under parts white. Called also black-crested monkey, and sinpæ.



Definition of Simpai

1. the black-crested langur of Sumatra [n -S]

Medical Definition of Simpai

1. A long-tailed monkey (Semnopitchecus melalophus) native of Sumatra. It has a crest of black hair. The forehead and cheeks are fawn colour, the upper parts tawny and red, the under parts white. Synonym: black-crested monkey, and sinpae. Origin: Malay simpei. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simpai

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simpai (current term)
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Literary usage of Simpai

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1. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"Rattan binding of blowpipe : simpai, Manir. Moloc. Cha. Rattan binding of quiver : simpai, Bes. Malac., Mantr. Malac. Cha., Jak. Malac. ..."

2. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"These monkeys are distributed through several parts of the world, the simpai making its residence in Sumatra, This is a beautiful little animal, ..."

3. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Thomas Horsfield (1851)
"Sir TS Raffles states that the simpai is frequent in the neighbourhood of Bencoolen, ... By the natives, the name of simpai is given to both species. ..."

4. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Thomas Horsfield (1851)
"Sir TS Raffles states that the simpai is frequent in the neighbourhood of Bencoolen, ... By the natives, the name of simpai is given to both species. ..."

5. Wood's Animal Kingdom: Illustrated by John George Wood (1870)
"These monkeys are distributed through several parts of the world, the simpai making its residence in Sumatra. This is a beautiful little animal, ..."

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