Definition of "macaques" [macaques]

  • Plural form of macaque. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "macaques" in a sentence
  • "The TRIM5-CypA gene found in Asian macaques is a hybrid of two existing proteins, TRIM5 and CypA."
  • "Misbehaving monkeys used to be rehabilitated at the island’s zoo but it stopped taking in macaques in 2002 because its cages were full."
  • "In 1999, the scientists reported that all great ape species had von Economo cells, but lesser primates, such as macaques, lemurs and tarsiers, did not."