Saimiri

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Saimiri squirrel monkeys
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n saimiri A squirrel-monkey; a small South American monkey of the genus Saimiris (Geoffroy) or Chrysothrix (Wagler), having a bushy non-prehensile tail: extended to some other small squirrel-like monkeys of the same country, and confused with saguin (which see). Also written samiri, saimari, and rarely Englished saimir. See cut under squirrel-monkey.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Saimiri sī′mi-ri a squirrel monkey.
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Usage

In literature:

It came from the toldo; and, at the same instant, the saimiri was seen leaping out from the door.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
It came from the toldo; and, at the same instant, the saimiri was seen leaping out from the door.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
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