Meaning of “baboon” in the English Dictionary

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"baboon" in British English

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baboonnoun [ C ]

uk /bəˈbuːn/ us /bəˈbuːn/

a type of large monkey, found in Africa and Asia, with a long, pointed face like a dog and large teeth

(Definition of “baboon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"baboon" in American English

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baboonnoun [ C ]

us /bæˈbun/

a primate (= animal that is most like humans) found in Africa and southern Asia that has a long nose, short tail, and is related to monkeys

(Definition of “baboon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)