Definition of samango in English:

samango

(also samango monkey)

noun

South african
  • An African guenon which has blue-grey fur with black markings.

    • ‘Vervets and Samangos are territorial. Vervets have an exclusive area which is actively defended. Samangos have a core area which they defend and areas which they utilise, but do not defend.’
    • ‘Samangos live in troops of 12 to 20 (but up to 30) usually comprising an adult male, six to eight females and an assortment of juveniles.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Zulu insimango.

Pronunciation:

samango

/saˈmaŋɡəʊ/