En*tel"lus (?), n. [NL., the specific name, fr. Gr. to command.] Zool.

An East Indian long-tailed bearded monkey (Semnopithecus entellus) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Called also hoonoomaun and hungoor.


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