a brownish-yellow macaque (Macaca mulatta) of India, often kept in zoos and used extensively in biological and medical research
in full rhesus monkey
Origin of rhesusModL, arbitrary use of Classical Latin Rhesus (Gr Rh?sos), proper name
A rhesus monkey.
Origin of rhesusLatin Rh&emacron;sus, a mythical king of Thrace, from Greek Rh&emacron;sos.
- A macaque monkey native of southern and southeastern Asia; Macaca mulatta.