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Meaning of BABOON

Pronunciation:  ba'boon

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles

BABOON is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: chacma, chacma baboon, drill, mandrill, Mandrillus leucophaeus, Mandrillus sphinx, Old World monkey, Papio ursinus



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bab*oon"\, n. [OE. babewin, baboin, fr.F. babouin, or
LL. babewynus. Of unknown origin; cf. D. baviaan, G. pavian,
baboon, F. babin lip of ape, dogs, etc., dial. G. b["a]ppe
mouth.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera {Cynocephalus}
and {Papio}; the dog-faced ape. Baboons have dog-like muzzles
and large canine teeth, cheek pouches, a short tail, and
naked callosities on the buttocks. They are mostly African.
See {Mandrill}, and {Chacma}, and {Drill} an ape.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of a baboon in your dream, suggests that you need to be more expressive in your feelings. You need to be more direct in telling others how you feel. On the hand, it could be saying that you are expressing yourself in an inappropriate manner.