American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various lemurs, especially the species Lemur macaco.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ring-tailed lemur or cat-lemur, the species of Lemur earliest known, described under this name by Buffon; the L. catta of Linnæus.
- n. The technical specific name of the ruffed lemur, L. macaco.
- n. Any lemur; a maki.
- n. The so-called yellow lemur or kinkajou, Cercoleptes caudivolvulus: a misnomer. See cut under kinkajou.
- n. A macaque. See Macacus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of lemurs, as the ruffed lemur (Lemur macaco), and the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta).
- From French mococo, probably ultimately from Malagasy maka, maki ‘lemur’. (Wiktionary)
- Portuguese, of Bantu origin; akin to Kongo ma-kako, monkeys : ma-, pl. n. pref. + kako, monkey. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Cada macaco no seu galho every monkey on its branch People should stick to their own affairs.”
“Britches Cries" is dedicated to the macaco monkey Britches, that in an American scientific research laboratory, to both days to be born, separated it of their mother and they sewed the eyelids to him to verify if the induced blindness produces cerebral injuries, putting under it simultaneously interminable sessions of ultrasounds emitted by great helmets tied to its small head by fabrics, all it almost greater than its own head.”
“For the monolingual among you, this translates as "From Portugese macaco, Congolese term meaning monkey.”
“Del port. macaco, voz del Congo, que designa una especie de mona.”
“I find out that the word "macaca" is the feminine of the word "macaco.”
“I inoculated a macaco (M. sinicus) with blood from the chimpanzee taken during the fever, and he also developed a fever.”
“I cultivated lice on the macaco, which I then transported to other macacos.”
“There was there also the _leiteiro_ (or producer of milk), a smaller tree, and the liana _macaco_, which both produced abundant milk, but in neither case had a way, so far, been found to coagulate it.”
“Catarrhines (gorilla, chimpanzee, and orang) are in every respect slighter than the corresponding differences between the highest and the lowest Catarrhines (white-nosed monkey, macaco, baboon, etc.).”
“The female of the great red kangaroo, however, is a delicate gray; while in the Lemur macaco of”
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