AskDefine | Define entellus

Dictionary Definition

entellus n : langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India [syn: hanuman, Presbytes entellus, Semnopithecus entellus]

Extensive Definition

Entellus was a friend of King Acestes, the Trojan. He had a boxing match with Dares in Virgil's Aeneid.
The Gray langur (Presbytis entellus) was also called "Entellus Langur".
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