What does barbary ape mean?

barbary ape meaning in General Dictionary

tailless macaque of rugged high cliffs and woodlands of northwestern Africa and Gibraltar

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The magot or Barbary ape (Inuus ecaudatus), the sole species of monkey still found wild in Europe, is also a native of Spain, but only survives on the rock of Gibraltar (qv.).

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