Pithecia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Pithecia sakis
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pithecia The typical genus of the subfamily Pitheciineæ, containing such species as P. satanas, the black couxio. They are known as sakis amd fox-tailed monkeys. See cut on following page.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pithecia the genus of South American monkeys which includes the Sakis and allied species
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. pithēkos, an ape.