bonnet monkey

bonnet monkey
a long-tailed South Indian macaque, Macaca radiata, having a gray-brown coat and a caplike thatch of hair at the top of its head. Also called bonnet macaque.

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Agile Indian macaque (Macaca radiata) named for the thatch of long hair forming a cap, or "bonnet," on the crown.

It is grayish brown and has a hairless pink face. It is 14–24 in. (35–60 cm) long, excluding its 20–28-in. (50–70-cm) tail, and weighs 7–20 lbs (3–9 kg). It sometimes raids gardens or stores of food.

Bonnet monkey (Macaca radiata).

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  macaque of southern India named for the thatch of long hair forming a cap, or “bonnet,” on the head. The bonnet monkey is grayish brown with a hairless pink face. It is about 35–60 cm (14–24 inches) long, excluding its long tail. Average adult females weigh about 4 kg (9 pounds), adult males 6.7 kg. This agile monkey sometimes raids gardens or stores of food.

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  • bonnet monkey — noun Indian macaque with a bonnet like tuft of hair • Syn: ↑bonnet macaque, ↑capped macaque, ↑crown monkey, ↑Macaca radiata • Hypernyms: ↑macaque * * * noun or …   Useful english dictionary

  • bonnet monkey — indinė makaka statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Macaca radiata angl. bonnet monkey vok. indischer Hutaffe rus. индийский макак; макак боннет pranc. bonnet chinois; macaque bonnet chinois; macaque commun …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Bonnet — Bon net (b[o^]n n[e^]t), n. [OE. bonet, OF. bonet, bonete. F. bonnet fr. LL. bonneta, bonetum; orig. the name of a stuff, and of unknown origin.] 1. A headdress for men and boys; a cap. [Obs.] Milton. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A soft, elastic, very …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bonnet piece — Bonnet Bon net (b[o^]n n[e^]t), n. [OE. bonet, OF. bonet, bonete. F. bonnet fr. LL. bonneta, bonetum; orig. the name of a stuff, and of unknown origin.] 1. A headdress for men and boys; a cap. [Obs.] Milton. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A soft,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonnet macaque — noun Indian macaque with a bonnet like tuft of hair • Syn: ↑bonnet monkey, ↑capped macaque, ↑crown monkey, ↑Macaca radiata • Hypernyms: ↑macaque * * * noun see bonnet monkey …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bonnet chinois — indinė makaka statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Macaca radiata angl. bonnet monkey vok. indischer Hutaffe rus. индийский макак; макак боннет pranc. bonnet chinois; macaque bonnet chinois; macaque commun …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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