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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The plants now called Fungi: a term proposed by Sprengel.
  • noun The typical and only genus of Mycetinæ, established by Illiger in 1811; the howlers: a synonym of Aluatta of prior date.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of South American monkeys, including the howlers. See howler, 2, and Illust.

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