"gibbon" Definition

  1. n. Any arboreal ape of the genus Hylobates, of which many species and varieties inhabit the East Indies and Southern Asia. They are tailless and without cheek pouches, and have very long arms, adapted for climbing.

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Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "gibbon": 1
Words that end with "gibbon": 1
Words that contain "gibbon": 1
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