dourikuli
Douroucouli Dou`rou*cou"li, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus {Aotus} (formerly {Nyctipithecus trivirgatus}), with large owl-like eyes; hence, the common name {owl monkey}. [Written also {Durukuli} and {dourikuli}.] [1913 Webster +PJC ]

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  • Douroucouli — Dou rou*cou li, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus {Aotus} (formerly {Nyctipithecus trivirgatus}), with large owl like eyes; hence, the common name {owl monkey}. [Written also {Durukuli} and {dourikuli}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Durukuli — Douroucouli Dou rou*cou li, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus {Aotus} (formerly {Nyctipithecus trivirgatus}), with large owl like eyes; hence, the common name {owl monkey}. [Written also {Durukuli} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nyctipithecus trivirgatus — Douroucouli Dou rou*cou li, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus {Aotus} (formerly {Nyctipithecus trivirgatus}), with large owl like eyes; hence, the common name {owl monkey}. [Written also {Durukuli} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • owl monkey — Douroucouli Dou rou*cou li, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus {Aotus} (formerly {Nyctipithecus trivirgatus}), with large owl like eyes; hence, the common name {owl monkey}. [Written also {Durukuli} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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