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Wanderoo \Wan`der*oo"\, n. [Cingalese wanderu a monkey.] (Zo["o]l.) A large monkey ( Macacus silenus) native of Malabar. It is black, or nearly so, but has a long white or gray beard encircling the face. Called also maha, silenus, neelbhunder, lion-tailed baboon, and great wanderoo.

Note: The name is sometimes applied also to other allied species.


n. 1 Any of various langur monkeys (of genus ''Semnopithecus''), from Sri Lanka 2 The lion-tailed macaque ((taxlink Macaca silenus species noshow=1))