C chrysopus
Sapajou Sap"a*jou, n. [F. sapajou, sajou, Braz. sajuassu.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Cebus}, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also {capuchins}. The bonnet sapajou ({C. subcristatus}), the golden-handed sapajou ({C. chrysopus}), and the white-throated sapajou ({C. hypoleucus}) are well known species. See {Capuchin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • C hypoleucus — Sapajou Sap a*jou, n. [F. sapajou, sajou, Braz. sajuassu.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Cebus}, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also {capuchins}. The bonnet sapajou …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C subcristatus — Sapajou Sap a*jou, n. [F. sapajou, sajou, Braz. sajuassu.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Cebus}, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also {capuchins}. The bonnet sapajou …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capuchins — Sapajou Sap a*jou, n. [F. sapajou, sajou, Braz. sajuassu.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Cebus}, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also {capuchins}. The bonnet sapajou …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sapajou — Sap a*jou, n. [F. sapajou, sajou, Braz. sajuassu.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus {Cebus}, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also {capuchins}. The bonnet sapajou ({C.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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