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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /məˈkeɪkəʊ/

Etymology 1

From Portuguese macaco. Compare macaque.

Noun

Singular
macaco

Plural
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macaco ({{{1}}})
  1. A macaque, or similar monkey.

Etymology 2

From French mococo, probably ultimately from Malagasy maka, maki ‘lemur’.

Noun

Singular
macaco

Plural
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macaco ({{{1}}})
  1. (obsolete) Any of several species of lemurs.

Alternative spellings


Italian

Noun

macaco m. (plural macachi)

  1. macaque
  2. fool, dunce

Portuguese

Noun

macaco m. (plural: macacos)

  1. monkey, ape.

Spanish

Etymology

From Portuguese macaco.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /maˈkako/

Noun

macaco m. (plural macacos)

Singular
macaco m.

Plural
macacos m.

  1. macaque
  2. hobgoblin, bogeyman
  3. (South America, pejorative) Brazilian

Adjective

macaco m. (feminine macaca, masculine plural macacos, feminine plural macacas)

  1. (slang) ugly, misshapen, deformed, squat

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