/chak"meuh/, n.
a large, brownish-gray baboon, Papio ursinus, of southern Africa.
[1825-35; ( < D) < Khoikhoi, first recorded as chöachamma (1691)]

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      species of baboon (q.v.).

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  • Chacma — Chac ma, n. [Native name.] A large species of African baboon ({Cynocephalus porcarius}); called also {ursine baboon}. Note: [See Illust. of {Baboon}.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • chacma — noun see chacma baboon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chacma — noun A Chacma baboon. The chacmas live in companies in the kopjes, whence they descend to forage …   Wiktionary

  • chacma — noun greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa • Syn: ↑chacma baboon, ↑Papio ursinus • Hypernyms: ↑baboon …   Useful english dictionary

  • chacma — chac·ma …   English syllables

  • chacma — chac•ma [[t]ˈtʃæk mə[/t]] n. pl. mas mam a large, brown gray baboon, Papio ursinus, of S Africa • Etymology: 1825–35; (< D) < Khoikhoi …   From formal English to slang

  • chacma — /ˈtʃækmə/ (say chakmuh) noun a large baboon, Papio ursinus, of southern Africa, about the size of a mastiff. {Khoikhoi} …   Australian English dictionary

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