titi


titi
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1827 1. a tree (Cliftonia monophylla of the family Cyrillaceae) of the southeastern United States with leathery leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers 2. leatherwood 2 II. noun Etymology: American Spanish tití Date: 1832 any of a genus (Callicebus) of small South American monkeys having long thick variably colored fur and a tail that is not prehensile

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  • titi — titi …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • titi — [ titi ] n. m. • 1830; mot pop. de formation enfantine ♦ Gamin déluré et malicieux. ⇒ gavroche. Un titi parisien. « cette drôlerie qui tient lieu d esprit aux titis mâles et femelles éclos sur le pavé de Paris » (Maupassant ). ● titi nom masculin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Titi — steht für: Springaffen, Callicebus, Gattung der Neuweltaffen, engl. Titis oder Titi monkeys Dunkler Sturmtaucher, Puffinus griseus, Sturmvogel des Südpazifiks, auch unter der Bezeichnung der Māori Tītī bekannt Titi ist der Name folgender… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Titi — Ti ti, n. [Orig. uncert.] 1. A tree of the southern United States ({Cliftonia monophylla}) having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers succeeded by one seeded drupes; called also {black titi}, {buckwheat tree}, and {ironwood}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Titi DJ — (born 27 May, 1966) is an Indonesian pop singer. Titi started her singing career in 1984. She is also one of the judges on Indonesian Idol. She also represented Indonesia in Miss Universe competition in 1983. Currently, she is one of the three… …   Wikipedia

  • Tití — común (Callithrix jacchus). Tití es el nombre vulgar de diferentes especies de primates americanos (platirrinos): Todas las especies de la subfamilia Callitrichinae (callitrícidos), que son también conocidos como tamarinos y que para algunos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • titi — ☆ titi1 [tīt′ī, tēt′ē ] n. [< ?] a small tree (Cliftonia monophylla) of a family (Cyrillaceae, order Ericales) of evergreen, dicotyledonous trees and shrubs, with white or pinkish flowers, found in the S U.S. titi2 [tē tē′] n. [Sp tití <… …   English World dictionary

  • titi- — Repetición del sonido expresivo «ti» con significado semejante. Es imitativo o expresivo en «titilar, titiritaina» y puramente imitativo en «tití» y «titiritar». ⇒ T …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Titi — Ti ti, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Teetee}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Titi — Titi, 1) so v.w. Saimiri; 2) so v.w. Uistiti …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Titi — Titi(Titti,Ditti)n kleinesKind.Gehörtzu»⇨Titte1«oderspieltanauf»Tidde=Knabenpenis«.Seitdem19.Jh …   Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache


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