gibbon

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English[edit]

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A lar gibbon

Etymology[edit]

From French gibbon.

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Noun[edit]

gibbon (plural gibbons)

  1. A small ape of the family Hylobatidae with long limbs, which it uses to travel through rainforests by swinging from branch to branch.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Brought to Europe from French India by Joseph François Dupleix[1].

Noun[edit]

gibbon m (plural gibbons)

  1. Gibbon

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