douroucouli

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n douroucouli nocturnal monkey of Central America and South America with large eyes and thick fur
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Douroucouli (Zoöl) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus Aotusformerly Nyctipithecus trivirgatus), with large owl-like eyes; hence, the common name owl monkey.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n douroucouli The native name of one of the small, large-eyed, nocturnal South American monkeys of the genus Nyctipithecus (which see), as N. trivirgatus, or N. rufipes. Also written durukuli.
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Usage

In literature:

NIGHT APES, OR DOUROUCOULI.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
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