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n. - Baboon of west Africa with a bright red and blue muzzle and blue hindquarters.

Usage examples (32)
  • The mandrill is a native of West Africa, where he is much dreaded by the negroes.
  • The dementist glared at the mandrill with awful fire in his eyes.
  • Neither had the device they saw an old mandrill using to cut wood.
  • Here's the original album cover, which featured an armored mandrill for more
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  • Hanging from the tip of the glassblower's "mandrel/mandril" (metal bar) was the commissioned gift for the matriarch's 70th birthday -- the unmistakable form of a "mandrill" (a baboon).
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