hamadryas

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hamadryas (plural hamadryases)

  1. A large baboon, Papio hamadryas, from northern Africa and Arabia, that was sacred in ancient Egypt

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Etymology[edit]

Named for Hamadryas, the daughter of Oreios and mother of the Hamadryads in Greek mythology

Adjective[edit]

hamadryas

  1. (New Latin) Hamadryas (attributive)