a common savanna monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, of West Africa, with a greenish-gray back and yellow tail.
- Also called African green monkey.
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How to use green monkey in a sentence
Researchers in Australia tested ivermectin against SARS-CoV-2 in green monkey cells growing in lab dishes and found that the drug could quickly shut down production of viral RNA, the group reported last year in Antiviral Research.Why it’s still so hard to find treatments for early COVID-19 | Tina Hesman Saey | July 27, 2021 | Science News
I miss my favorite bars, and this fun and fussy cocktail is a beautiful reminder of whySo in short, anxious drives to the grocery store over the past year, I found the presence of the little green monkey oddly reassuring.How to garnish cocktails, now that you’re clinking glasses with friends again | M. Carrie Allan | May 21, 2021 | Washington Post
The little green monkey hung out near the punch bowl, his tail curled up in gratitude.How to garnish cocktails, now that you’re clinking glasses with friends again | M. Carrie Allan | May 21, 2021 | Washington Post
So the green monkey unfastened the door of the golden cage and the Canary hopped out.
I have never seen a pea-green monkey before, and it strikes me you are quite gorgeous.
To eat this one green monkey would only serve to make you hungry for more, and there are no more.
The next moment her astonishment changed to anger, for there, in her best rocking-chair, sat a green monkey.
Even now she is laughing at our despair because we can find no way to get rid of the green monkey.
British Dictionary definitions for green monkey
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