a female given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a W African guenon monkey, Cercopithecus mona, with dark fur on the back and white or yellow underparts

Word Origin for mona

C18: from Spanish or Portuguese: monkey
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Word Origin and History for mona


fem. proper name, from Irish Muadhnait, diminutive of muadh "noble."

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