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 (mă-gō′, măg′ət)
2. A fanciful, often grotesque figurine in the Japanese or Chinese style rendered in a seated position.

[French, from Old French magos, a kind of monkey, from Magog, Magos, Magog, name of biblical land (Ezekiel 38-39) and tribe (Revelation 20:8-9), used as an emblem of ugliness in medieval romances.]
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(mɑːˈɡəʊ; ˈmæɡət)
1. (Ceramics) a Chinese or Japanese figurine in a crouching position, usually grotesque
2. (Animals) a less common name for Barbary ape
[C17: from French: grotesque figure, after the Biblical giant Magog]
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