Barbary Ape Definition

noun
A tailless monkey (Macaca sylvana) of Gibraltar and northwestern Africa.
American Heritage
A tailless, apelike macaque monkey (Macaca sylvana) of N Africa and Gibraltar: the only surviving wild monkey in Europe.
Webster's New World

A tailless monkey, Macaca sylvanus, found on Gibraltar and in parts of north Africa.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • Macaca sylvana
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Other Word Forms of Barbary Ape

Noun

Singular:
Barbary ape
Plural:
barbary-apes

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