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Noun: spider monkey  'spI-dur 'múng-kee
  1. Arboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tail
    - Ateles geoffroyi

Derived forms: spider monkeys

Type of: New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian

Part of: Ateles, genus Ateles

Encyclopedia: Spider monkey