baboon baboon  /bə ˈbun/


  • (n) large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles


  1. A baboon-heart transplant inspires both awe and anger Except for the gauze-covered wound stretching almost the length of her torso, the tiny, dark-haired baby girl might.
  2. Farmer Franois Theron hates baboons.
  3. At least two potentially worrisome baboon viruses, for example, don't show up on any existing commercial tests.


  • Exotic animals in Ohio - incidents and regulations

    When you think of exotic animals in Ohio, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the 2011 Zanesville incident in which Terry Thompson freed over 50 animals he was keeping at his private residence before committing suicide. Authorities later shot 49 of the animals including 18 tigers, 17 lions, 2 wolves, 3 mountain lions, a baboon, and 8 bears. While this tragic incident is Ohio’s largest ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Springfield News-Sun

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  1. "There's kind of an idiocy to the rock drummer. There kind of has to be. You're just like a big baboon off in the corner pounding on things," Wilson said.
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Rainn Wilson Source: Reuters UK

  2. "The Devil under form of Baboon is our grandfather," Darwin wrote, but his human grandfathers are more central to the circumstantial case that Desmond and Moore assemble.
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Erasmus Darwin Source: New York Times

  3. More importantly, Sutton said he putted much better than he did on Friday when he, "putted like a baboon."
    on Apr 18, 2009 By: Hal Sutton Source: Tampa Tribune

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