Definition of "macaque" [‖Ma•caque]

  • (noun) Any of several short-tailed monkeys of the genus Macaca of southeast Asia, Japan, Gibraltar, and northern Africa.

Use "macaque" in a sentence

  • "A Japanese macaque is on the loose, having escaped from the Bergeron Animal Sanctuary."
  • "Crop damage by the macaque is widespread; patterns of crop damage are similar across altitudinal zones and do not seem to be correlated with macaque density."
  • "The word macaque has also been used as a racial slur."

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