[muh-kak, -kahk] /məˈkæk, -ˈkɑk/
any monkey of the genus Macaca, chiefly of Asia, characterized by cheek pouches and, usually, a short tail: several species are threatened or endangered.
any of various Old World monkeys of the genus Macaca, inhabiting wooded or rocky regions of Asia and Africa. Typically the tail is short or absent and cheek pouches are present
East Indian monkey, 1757, from French macaque, from Portuguese macaco “monkey,” a Bantu word brought from Africa to Brazil (where it was applied 17c. to a type of monkey there). Introduced as a genus name 1840.
[mah-kuh-rey-nuh, ‐ren-uh] /ˌmɑ kəˈreɪ nə, ‐ˈrɛn ə/ noun 1. (often initial capital letter) a dance performed in a group line or solo and following a rhythmic pattern of arm, hand, and hip movements in time to a Spanish song. noun a Spanish flamenco song by Los del Rio popularized as a line dance at celebrations […]
[mak-uh-roh-nee] /ˌmæk əˈroʊ ni/ noun, plural macaronis, macaronies for 2. 1. small, tubular pasta prepared from wheat flour. 2. an English dandy of the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms, clothes, etc. /ˌmækəˈrəʊnɪ/ noun (pl) -nis, -nies 1. pasta tubes made from wheat flour 2. (in 18th-century Britain) a dandy who affected foreign manners and […]
[mak-uh-ron-ik] /ˌmæk əˈrɒn ɪk/ adjective 1. composed of or characterized by Latin words mixed with vernacular words or non-Latin words given Latin endings. 2. composed of a mixture of languages. 3. mixed; jumbled. noun 4. macaronics, macaronic language. 5. a macaronic verse or other piece of writing. /ˌmækəˈrɒnɪk/ adjective 1. (of verse) characterized by a […]
- Macaroni cheese
noun 1. a dish of macaroni with a cheese sauce