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a talapoin
 
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From French talapoin, from Portuguese talapão, from Mon တၠဳ ပိုဲ (our lord).

NounEdit

talapoin (plural talapoins)

  1. A monkey from one of two species of Old World monkeys, of the genus Miopithecus, distinguished by a short-snouted head with a hairless face.
  2. (archaic) A Buddhist monk or priest.

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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese talapão, from Mon တၠဳ ပိုဲ (our lord).

NounEdit

talapoin m (plural talapoins)

  1. talapoin (monkey in the genus Miopithecus)
  2. Buddhist monk or priest, particularly in Burma or Thailand