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English definition of “monkey”

monkey

noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /ˈmʌŋ.ki/
A2 an animal that lives in hot countries , has a long tail , and climbs trees . Monkeys are primates (= the group of animals that are most like humans ) .Humans, apes and monkeys
(Definition of monkey noun (ANIMAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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