stump-tailed macaque

noun
\ ˈstəmp-ˈtāl(d)- How to pronounce stump-tailed macaque (audio) \

Definition of stump-tailed macaque

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

called also stump-tailed monkey

First Known Use of stump-tailed macaque

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Stump-tailed macaque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stump-tailed%20macaque. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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