P chiropotes
Saki Sa"ki (s[=a]"k[i^]), n. [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Pithecia}. They have large ears, and a long hairy tail which is not prehensile. [1913 Webster]

Note: The black saki ({Pithecia satanas}), the white-headed ({P. leucocephala}), and the red-backed, or hand-drinking, saki ({P. chiropotes}), are among the best-known. [1913 Webster]


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  • P leucocephala — Saki Sa ki (s[=a] k[i^]), n. [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Pithecia}. They have large ears, and a long hairy tail which is not prehensile. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chiropotes — Chiropotes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chiropotes chiropotes —   Sakí barbudo rojizo[1] Estado de conservación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chiropotes utahicki —   Sakí barbudo de Uta Hick Estado de conservación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chiropotes satanas — Saki noir Saki noir …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chiropotes israelita — Braunrückensaki Systematik Ordnung: Primaten (Primates) Unterordnung: Trockennasenaffen (Haplorhini) Teilordnung: Neuweltaffen (Platyrrhini) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Pithecia satanas — Saki Sa ki (s[=a] k[i^]), n. [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Pithecia}. They have large ears, and a long hairy tail which is not prehensile. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saki — Sa ki (s[=a] k[i^]), n. [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Pithecia}. They have large ears, and a long hairy tail which is not prehensile. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Red-backed bearded saki — Red backed bearded saki[1] Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[ …   Wikipedia

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