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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Latin[edit]

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)

References[edit]

  • hamadryas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hamadryas in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray