Wan`der*oo" (?), n. [Cingalese wanderu a monkey.] Zool.

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.

[Written also ouanderoo.]

⇒ The name is sometimes applied also to other allied species.


© Webster 1913.

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