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n. pl. mon·keys
a. Any of various tailed primates of the suborder Anthropoidea, including the macaques, baboons, capuchins, and marmosets, and excluding the apes.
b. A nonhuman ape. Not in scientific use.
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Graduate education—US A person low in the medical school hierarchy
Zoology A non-human primate
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monkeyany long-tailed primate excluding the tarsiers and lemurs, comprising the Old World and New World monkeys and marmosets.
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