Meaning of BABOON in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ bəˈbu:n ]

n. 1 any of various large Old World monkeys of the genus Papio, having a long doglike snout, large teeth, and naked callosities on the buttocks. 2 an ugly or uncouth person. [ME f. OF babuin or med.L babewynus, of unkn. orig.]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.