Babo'on. n.s. [babouin, Fr. It is supposed by Skinner to be the augmentation of babe, and to import a great babe.] A monkey of the largest kind.
You had looked through the grate like a geminy of baboons. Shakesp. Merry Wives of Windsor.
He cast every human feature out of his countenance, and became a baboon. Addison. Spect. № 174.