Colobus



[kol-uh-buh s, kuh-loh-] /ˈkɒl ə bəs, kəˈloʊ-/

noun, plural colobuses, colobi
[kol-uh-bahy, kuh-loh-bahy] /ˈkɒl əˌbaɪ, kəˈloʊ baɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
any of several large, slender African monkeys of the genus Colobus, lacking thumbs and having long silky fur of black and white (C. polykomos), black and reddish-brown (C. badius), or olive (C. verus): now dwindling.
/ˈkɒləbəs/
noun
1.
any leaf-eating arboreal Old World monkey of the genus Colobus, of W and central Africa, having a slender body, long silky fur, long tail, and reduced or absent thumbs

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