Origin of macaque
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The macaque and the baboon appear to be the non-human animals, in which menstruation has been most carefully observed.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
In Martinique Creole: Macaque pas janmain trouve yche li laide."Gombo Zhbes"|Lafcadio Hearn
Macaque, ma-kak′, n. a monkey of genus Macacus, between baboons and the African mangabeys.
Fig. 236 shows this continuity of the descending and transverse mesocolon as a permanent adult condition in the macaque.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
The egret also has a longer tail than the macaque, in proportion to the length of its body.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
British Dictionary definitions for macaque
Word Origin for macaque
Word Origin and History for macaque
East Indian monkey, 1757, from French macaque, from Portuguese macaco "monkey," a Bantu word brought from Africa to Brazil (where it was applied 17c. to a type of monkey there). Introduced as a genus name 1840.