black ape

noun

Definition of black ape

: a sooty black monkey (Cynopithecus niger) of Sulawesi having an extremely short tail and a long muzzle and being intermediate in several characteristics between the macaques and the baboons

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“Black ape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20ape. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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