macaque

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a pair of macaques

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From French macaque, from Portuguese macaco, of uncertain origin (see macaco for more). Doublet of macaco

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macaque (plural macaques)

  1. Any of a group of Old World monkeys of the subfamily Cercopithecinae, especially genus Macaca.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese macaco, of uncertain origin (see macaco for more).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ma.kak/
  • (file)

NounEdit

macaque m (plural macaques)

  1. macaque
  2. (Louisiana) monkey
  3. (Louisiana) clown

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