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rhesus monkey

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
rhesus monkeyrhesus mon‧key /ˈriːsəs ˌmʌŋki/ noun [countable]  HBAa small monkey from northern India that is often used in medical tests
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rhesus monkeyIn the gardens of a Buddhist temple somewhere in the Far East sat a contented looking rhesus monkey.Several storeys below, in a cage in the research and development department, sat an unhappy looking rhesus monkey.
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