bonnet monkey

noun
variants: or bonnet macaque

Definition of bonnet monkey

: a monkey (Macaca radiata) of the southern part of the Indian subcontinent related to but larger and darker than the toque macaque

called also capped macaque, crown monkey

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History and Etymology for bonnet monkey

so called from the bonnetlike tuft of hair on its head

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“Bonnet monkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bonnet%20monkey. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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