ma·got | \ məˈgō , maˈ- , mäˈ- \
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Definition of magot 

1 : barbary ape

2 : a small grotesque figure of Chinese or Japanese style or workmanship

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History and Etymology for magot

French, from Middle French, from magog, magot deformed creature, from Magog, a nation represented in the New Testament as one that will be deceived by Satan (Revelation 20:8), from Magog, described in the Old Testament as a land from which the people under their king Gog wished to set forth to destroy Jerusalem (Ezekiel 38 & 39)

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