uakari
noun (plural -ris) Etymology: from an unidentified language of western Brazilian Amazonia Date: 1863 either of two short-tailed mostly naked-faced South American monkeys (Cacajao melanocephalus and C. calvus)

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  • uakari — /wah kahr ee/, n., pl. uakaris. any of several medium sized, tree dwelling Amazon basin monkeys of the genus Cacajao, the only New World monkeys having a short tail: all are now rare. [1860 65; < Tupi and Guarani uakari] * * * ▪ monkey genus… …   Universalium

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  • uakari — short tailed, long haired monkey Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

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