magot definition

  • noun:
    • See Barbary ape.
    • A fanciful, usually grotesque figurine when you look at the Japanese or Chinese design rendered in a crouching place.
    • The Barbary ape.
    • The Barbary ape.
    • A Middle English kind of maggot.
    • The Barbary ape, Inuus ecaudatus, that has a tiny tubercle rather than a tail.
    • a tiny grotesque figure; especially, one of the crouching or cross-legged figures common in Chinese or other Oriental art as knobs regarding the covers of large vases, and in similar uses.

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