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 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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  • Саймири — (Chrysothrix sciurea, Kaup.) обезьяна из подсемейства Nyctipithecinae широконосых (Platyrrhini s. Cebidae). Длинный хвост, до 50 см, вполне покрыт волосами и не служит хватательным органом. Стройное туловище (до 80 см) на длинных ногах. Шерсть… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • 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… …   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

  • Affen — (Simiae, Pitheci, hierzu Tafel »Affen I VI«), fälschlich Vierhänder (Quadrumana) genannt, bilden mit dem Menschen die erste Ordnung der Säugetiere, die Primaten, und sind unter allen Tieren dem Menschen körperlich und geistig am ähnlichsten. Der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Totenköpfchen [1] — Totenköpfchen (Chrysothrix sciurea A. Wagn., s. Tafel »Affen V«, Fig. 5), breitnasiger Affe, 30 cm lang mit 50 cm langem Schwanz, ist sehr schlank gebaut, oben rötlichschwarz, im Alter pomeranzengelb, an den Gliedmaßen grau gesprenkelt,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Saimiri — Saimīri, Totenköpfchen, Eichhornäffchen (Chrysothrix sciurĕa Kaup.), eine zu den Breitnasen gehörende Affenart Guayanas und des. nördl. Brasiliens, mit langem Schwanz, rötlichschwarz bis gelb …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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