Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small squirrel-like monkey of South America. one of the marmosets or oustitis, of the genus Hapale or Jacchus. H. argentatus is white, with black tail and flesh-colored face and hands.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of marmosets based on this species.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A small South American monkey (Mico melanurus), allied to the marmoset. The name was originally applied to an albino variety.
- Spanish or Portuguese (Wiktionary)
“And in Colombia mico is the word for monkey, not chango.”
“The mico was an older man; I had to use every trick to keep his interest, make his body perform.”
“Reading TFLN reminded me of what I’ve been calling mico-narrative, the term I’ve slapped on a host of websites and phenomena that sate our craving for bite-sized information.”
“AT the head of this venerable senate, presides their mico or king, which signifies a magistrate or chief ruler: the governors of Carolina, Georgia, &c. are called mico; and the king of England is called”
Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.
“When gov't has to make so many mico-decisions the efficiency drag of the Public Choice Theory effects becomes greater.”
“Reducing the cost of home heating oil is a nice example of economies of scale, which is also covered in any standard mico text.”
“This mico-budgeted scare flick became the surprise hit of 2009 in true Blair Witch fashion, but overall I found it kind of “meh”.”
“Personally I wouldn't be up in arms about a health care bill (we need it) except that it's just something else the government wants to mico-manage in the public sector.”
““I was so young back then . . . a girl when I was given to the great mico.””
““Someone carry those,” the mico ordered, seeing that we were about to lace the packs onto the dogs.”
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