from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of American monkeys with prehensile tails, and having the thumb wanting or rudimentary. See spider monkey, and coaita.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of American platyrrhine monkeys, of the family Cebidœ and subfamily Cebinœ; the spider-monkeys or sapajous, with attenuate bodies, very long slender limbs, and long powerfully prehensile tails: so called because the thumb is rudimentary.
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- n. spider monkeys
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