Definition of Magot

1. n. The Barbary ape.



Definition of Magot

1. a tailless ape [n -S]

Medical Definition of Magot

1. The Barbary ape. Origin: F. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magot

magnonic
magnonics
magnons
magnotherapy
magnox
magnoxes
magnum
magnum opi
magnum opus
magnum opuses
magnums
magnus
magnus hitch
magnussonite
magophony
magot (current term)
magots
magpie
magpie-goose
magpie-lark
magpie-larks
magpielike
magpies
magret
magrets
magrums
mags
magsman
magsmen
magstripe

Literary usage of Magot

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1. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"LUS, or the magot of Buffon.1 This animal ward, and their disproportioned arms, acting like «tilts, enable them to advance only by short and ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"[< P. magot, the Barbary ape.] 1. The Barbary ape, I» uus ecau- datus, ... Augurs and understood relations have, By magot-pie«, and choughs, and rooks, ..."

3. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"Although it is popularly termed the Barbary Ape, the magot is not a true ape, ... In the magot the tail is reduced to a mere projection, sufficient to mark ..."

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