stump-tailed macaque

noun

: a dark reddish-brown naked-faced short-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides synonym M. speciosa) of eastern Asia

called also stump-tailed monkey

Examples of stump-tailed macaque in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other mammals including the red wolf and stump-tailed macaque might also be hybrids. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 5 May 2011

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First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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