What is another word for Langurs?

Pronunciation: [lˈaŋɡəz] (IPA)

Langurs are primates that belong to the family of Old World monkeys. They typically inhabit forests, grasslands, and mountainous regions of South and Southeast Asia. Some synonyms for the word langurs include the common names of the different species, such as gray langurs, black langurs, purple-faced langurs, and golden langurs. Other synonyms for langurs include leaf monkeys, surilis, lutungs, and langas. Each of these terms refers to a specific group of langurs. However, all of these primates share similar physical characteristics, such as long tails and a specialized digestive system that allows them to efficiently digest leaves and other tough vegetation.

What are the hypernyms for Langurs?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Langurs

On the first day itself we saw Nilgiri Langurs and a variety of small birds, frogs and trees.
"Free from School"
Rahul Alvares
So that half the people were already seated when she at last appeared, and her hostess had just time to cry, 'My dear, we thought the Langurs must have eaten you!
"The Pool in the Desert"
Sara Jeanette Duncan
The Langurs take enormous leaps, twenty-five feet in width, with thirty to forty in a drop, and never miss a branch.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon"
Robert A. Sterndale

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