from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several small, brightly colored arboreal monkeys of the genus Saimiri, widely distributed in South and Central American tropical forest regions, having a white face with black nose and mouth, short fur, and a long nonprehensile tail.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of several small New World monkeys, of the genus Saimiri, that live in Central and South America
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A marmoset.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of many kinds of small South American monkeys with a long, bushy, and nonprehensile tail: so called from their general aspect.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small long-tailed monkey of Central American and South America with greenish fur and black muzzle
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