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Noun: gibbon  gi-bun
  1. Smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies
    - Hylobates lar
Noun: Gibbon  gi-bun
  1. English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794)
    - Edward Gibbon

Derived forms: Gibbons, gibbons

Type of: historian, historiographer, lesser ape

Part of: genus Hylobates, Hylobates

Encyclopedia: Gibbon, Nebraska