Definitions for macaqueməˈkæk, -ˈkɑk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. macaque(noun)

    short-tailed monkey of rocky regions of Asia and Africa


  1. macaque(Noun)

    Any of a group of Old World monkeys of the genus Macaca.

  2. Origin: From macaque, from macaco, from makaku ‘some monkeys’, from ma- numeric prefix + kaku ‘monkey’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Macaque(noun)

    any one of several species of short-tailed monkeys of the genus Macacus; as, M. maurus, the moor macaque of the East Indies


  1. Macaque

    The macaques constitute a genus of Old World monkeys of the subfamily Cercopithecinae.

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