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Macacus

Definition of Macacus:

part of speech: noun

Bonnet- apes, or ape- baboons- a genus of Old World monkeys.

Usage examples:

  • 18 degrees or 19 degrees; but not in the South, where it is replaced by Macacus radiatus. Robert A. Sterndale in "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon".
  • I myself regard it as that of a Macacus embryo. A.C. Seward and Others in "Darwin and Modern Science".
  • A Macacus still lingers in Europe, though the elephants and hippopotamuses have long deserted us. Philip Henry Gosse in "The Romance of Natural History, Second Series".
  • Some naturalists of the day, however, place all under the generic name Macacus Robert A. Sterndale in "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon".

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