Barbary macaque
noun see Barbary ape

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Barbary Macaque — Taxobox name = Barbary MacaqueMSW3 Groves|pages=164] status = EN trend = unknown status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2008|assessors=Butynski et al |year=2008|id=12561|title=Macaca sylvanus|downloaded=2008 10 06 Listed as Endangered (EN… …   Wikipedia

  • Barbary macaque — Tailless, terrestrial monkey (Macaca sylvana) found in groups in Algeria and Morocco and on the Rock of Gibraltar. It is about 24 in. (60 cm) long and has yellowish brown fur and a bald, pale pink face. Lacking a tail, this macaque has often been …   Universalium

  • Barbary macaque — noun Macaca sylvanus, an Old World monkey found in Gibraltar and the Atlas Mountains in Algeria and Morocco …   Wiktionary

  • Macaque berbère — Macaca sylvanus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Macaque — Taxobox name = MacaquesMSW3 Groves|pages=161 165] image caption = Crab eating Macaque ( Macaca fascicularis ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates familia = Cercopithecidae subfamilia = Cercopithecinae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • macaque — /meuh kak , kahk /, n. any monkey of the genus Macaca, chiefly of Asia, characterized by cheek pouches and, usually, a short tail: several species are threatened or endangered. [1690 1700; < F < Pg macaco monkey. See MACACO] * * * I Any of about… …   Universalium

  • Barbary Leopard — Taxobox name = Barbary Leopard status = CR status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Felidae genus = Panthera species = P. pardus subspecies = P. p. panthera trinomial = Panthera… …   Wikipedia

  • Barbary ape — noun Etymology: Barbary, Africa Date: 1791 a tailless monkey (Macaca sylvanus) of northern Africa and Gibraltar called also Barbary macaque …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Barbary ape — noun A tailless monkey, Macaca sylvanus, found on Gibraltar and in parts of north Africa Syn: Barbary macaque …   Wiktionary

  • macaque — [mə käk′] n. [Fr < Port macaco, monkey] any of a genus (Macaca) of monkeys of Asia, Africa, and the East Indies, with a long or short tail that is not prehensile, including the rhesus monkey and Barbary ape …   English World dictionary

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