genus Macaca


genus Macaca
noun
macaques; rhesus monkeys
Syn: ↑Macaca
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cercopithecidae, ↑family Cercopithecidae
Member Meronyms: ↑macaque

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  • Macaca — prop. n. A genus of macaques including the rhesus monkey ({Macaca mulatta}), much used in laboratory biomedical research. Formerly called {Macacus}. Syn: genus {Macaca}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macaca mulatta — Macaca Macaca prop. n. A genus of macaques including the rhesus monkey ({Macaca mulatta}), much used in laboratory biomedical research. Formerly called {Macacus}. Syn: genus {Macaca}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macaca — Macaque  Pour les arbres ou arbustes appelés « macaque » ou « bois macaque », voir macaque (arbre) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Macaca arctoides — Macaque ours Macaque ours …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Macaca maurus — Macaque Ma caque , n. [F. See {Macacus}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of short tailed monkeys of the genus {Macaca} (formerly {Macacus}), found in rocky regions of Asia and Africa; as, {Macaca maurus}, the moor macaque of the East… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macaca mulatta — Macaque Ma caque , n. [F. See {Macacus}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of short tailed monkeys of the genus {Macaca} (formerly {Macacus}), found in rocky regions of Asia and Africa; as, {Macaca maurus}, the moor macaque of the East… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macaca — noun macaques; rhesus monkeys • Syn: ↑genus Macaca • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cercopithecidae, ↑family Cercopithecidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Macaca (slur) — Macaca [ [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/macaca macaca] . (n.d.). Merriam Webster s Medical Dictionary. Retrieved September 26, 2006, from Dictionary.com] is a pejorative epithet used by francophone colonialists in Central Africa s… …   Wikipedia

  • Macaca (term) — Macaca is a word used by George Allen in 2006 that began a controversy because it sounds similar to the French word macaque . It was reported by journalists to be a racial slur against African immigrants in some European cultures[1]; and by… …   Wikipedia

  • Macaca — can mean multiple things: * Macaca , a genus of Old World monkey. *Macaca (slur), a racial slur …   Wikipedia


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