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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A division of Quadrumana, contrasted with Catarrhini and Strepsirrhini, including all the American or New World members of the order Primates and families Cebidæ and Hapalidæ or Mididæ; the platyrrhine monkeys.

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  • n. New World monkeys: capuchin; douroucouli; howler monkey; saki; spider monkey; squirrel monkey; titi; uakari; woolly monkey; marmoset; tamarin

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