Baboon definitions

bă-bo͝on'
Any of several large terrestrial African and Arabian monkeys of the genus Papio, having an elongated doglike muzzle and bare calluses on the buttocks.
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A brutish person; a boor.
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Any of various large, fierce, short-tailed Old World monkeys (mainly genus Papio) of Africa and Arabia, having a doglike snout and long teeth, a large head with cheek pouches, and bare calluses on the rump.
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(zoology) An Old World monkey of the genus Papio, having dog-like muzzles and large canine teeth, cheek pouches, a short tail, and naked callosities on the buttocks.
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Origin of baboon

From Middle English babewin, baboin, from Old French babouin, from baboue (“grimace, muzzle”), of Germanic origin, related to German dialectal Bäppe (“muzzle”), Middle High German beffen (“to bark”), Middle English baffen (“to bark”). See also baff, baffle.