Definition of bonnet macaque in English:

bonnet macaque

(also bonnet monkey)


  • A South Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair on the head.

    • ‘A trio of bonnet macaque monkeys gape at tourists in the cave temples of Badami.’
    • ‘For example, in the Children's Park, Guindy, the bonnet macaques are the main targets for the visitors.’