macaque definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of short-tailed monkeys regarding the genus Macaca of southeast Asia, Japan, Gibraltar, and north Africa.
    • Any of a small grouping of Old World monkeys of this genus Macaca.
    • anybody of several types of short-tailed monkeys associated with the genus Macaca (formerly Macacus), present in rocky regions of Asia and Africa.
    • A monkey associated with the genus Macacus; one of the several types of monkeys coming between baboons and also the African mangabeys.
    • short-tailed monkey of rugged regions of Asia and Africa

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