chacma, chacma baboon, Papio ursinus

(noun) greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa

Source: WordNet® 3.1


chacma (plural chacmas)

A species of baboon from Southern Africa, Papio ursinus.


• Cape baboon

• chacma baboon


• maccha

Source: Wiktionary

Chac"ma, n. Etym: [Native name.]

Definition: A large species of African baboon (Cynocephalus porcarius); -- called also ursine baboon.

Note: [See Illust. of Baboon.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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