Tal"a*poin (tal"a*poin), n. (Zoöl.)

A small African monkey (Cercopithecus, or Miopithecus, talapoin) -- called also melarhine.

 

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Tal"a*poin (tal"a*poin), n. [Pg. talapoi, talapoin, name for Buddhist priest, fr. Siamese t‘ama p‘ra; t‘ama, honorific title + p‘ra priest.]

A Buddhist monk or priest. [Ceylon & Indo- China]

 

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