Lagothrix infumatus
Grison Gri"son, n. [F., fr. grison gray, gray-haired, gris gray. See {Gris}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A South American animal of the family Mustelidae ({Galictis vittata}). It is about two feet long, exclusive of the tail. Its under parts are black. Also called {South American glutton}. (b) A South American monkey ({Lagothrix infumatus}), said to be gluttonous. [1913 Webster]

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  • Galictis vittata — Grison Gri son, n. [F., fr. grison gray, gray haired, gris gray. See {Gris}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A South American animal of the family Mustelidae ({Galictis vittata}). It is about two feet long, exclusive of the tail. Its under parts are black. Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grison — Gri son, n. [F., fr. grison gray, gray haired, gris gray. See {Gris}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A South American animal of the family Mustelidae ({Galictis vittata}). It is about two feet long, exclusive of the tail. Its under parts are black. Also called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • South American glutton — Grison Gri son, n. [F., fr. grison gray, gray haired, gris gray. See {Gris}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A South American animal of the family Mustelidae ({Galictis vittata}). It is about two feet long, exclusive of the tail. Its under parts are black. Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wollhaarasse — (Dickbauchasse, Lagothrix Geoff., Gastrimargus Spix.), Geschlecht der Affen neuer Welt; der Kopf rundlich, Schnauze vorspringend, Hände fünffingerig, Haar weich u. kraus, Bauch vortretend, Wickelschwanz unten nackt; aus dem Innern Südamerikas;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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