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."