Callithrix torquatus
Teetee Tee"tee, n. [Sp. tit['i].] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small, soft-furred South American monkeys belonging to {Callithrix}, {Chrysothrix}, and allied genera; as, the collared teetee ({Callithrix torquatus}), and the squirrel teetee ({Chrysothrix sciurea}). Called also {pinche}, {titi}, and {saimiri}. See {Squirrel monkey}, under {Squirrel}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A diving petrel of Australia ({Halodroma wrinatrix}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Callithrix torquatus — Macavahu Ma ca*va hu, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small Brazilian monkey ({Callithrix torquatus}), called also {collared teetee}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrysothrix sciurea — Teetee Tee tee, n. [Sp. tit[ i].] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small, soft furred South American monkeys belonging to {Callithrix}, {Chrysothrix}, and allied genera; as, the collared teetee ({Callithrix torquatus}), and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Halodroma wrinatrix — Teetee Tee tee, n. [Sp. tit[ i].] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small, soft furred South American monkeys belonging to {Callithrix}, {Chrysothrix}, and allied genera; as, the collared teetee ({Callithrix torquatus}), and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinche — Teetee Tee tee, n. [Sp. tit[ i].] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small, soft furred South American monkeys belonging to {Callithrix}, {Chrysothrix}, and allied genera; as, the collared teetee ({Callithrix torquatus}), and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saimiri — Teetee Tee tee, n. [Sp. tit[ i].] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small, soft furred South American monkeys belonging to {Callithrix}, {Chrysothrix}, and allied genera; as, the collared teetee ({Callithrix torquatus}), and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Teetee — Tee tee, n. [Sp. tit[ i].] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small, soft furred South American monkeys belonging to {Callithrix}, {Chrysothrix}, and allied genera; as, the collared teetee ({Callithrix torquatus}), and the squirrel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • titi — Teetee Tee tee, n. [Sp. tit[ i].] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small, soft furred South American monkeys belonging to {Callithrix}, {Chrysothrix}, and allied genera; as, the collared teetee ({Callithrix torquatus}), and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collared teetee — Macavahu Ma ca*va hu, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small Brazilian monkey ({Callithrix torquatus}), called also {collared teetee}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macavahu — Ma ca*va hu, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small Brazilian monkey ({Callithrix torquatus}), called also {collared teetee}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Прыгуны род обезьян — (Callithrix) род обезьян из семейства широконосых (Platyrrhini s. Cebidae) и подсемейства (Nyctipithecini), содержащего кроме П. еще два рода саймири (Chrysothrix) и дурукум (Nyctipithecus) и характеризующегося стройным телом с тонкими… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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