American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A New World shrub or small tree (Cyrilla racemiflora) of warm swampy areas, having leathery leaves, yellow fruit, and white flowers in clustered racemes that are borne at the tip of the preceding season's growth. Also called leatherwood.
- n. An evergreen shrub or small tree (Cliftonia monophylla) of the southeast United States, having glossy leathery leaves, white to pinkish flowers clustered in racemes, and winged fruit.
- n. Any of various small, long-tailed, arboreal monkeys of the genus Callicebus, living in tropical regions of South America.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of wildcat indigenous to Bolivia and found also around Lake Titicaca. The name of the lake is derived from a rock on the island of Titicaca which bears natural marks resembling heads of cats. In the valleys of the eastern Bolivian Andes the titi is called mulu-mulu in Aymará.
- n. See tee-tee.
- n. Same as buckwheat-tree.
- n. A New World monkey of the genus Callicebus, native to South America, distinguished by their long soft fur.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) Same as teetee.
- n. 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.
- n. Any related tree of the genus Cyrilla, often disting. as
- n. tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers
- n. deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves
- n. small South American monkeys with long beautiful fur and long nonprehensile tail
- Origin unknown.Spanish tití, from Aymara titi. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Several times during that day poor "titi" was the subject of conversation; indeed, they could hardly talk about anything else.”
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“[mathieu@localhost rpmbuild] (master) $ echo "titi" > SPECS/dummy. spec”
“The department says Cabrera was carrying the 6-inch (15-centimeter) titi monkeys in pouches attached to the girdle.”
“In recent years, one of my biggest priorities was to follow up on Martin Moynihan's 1976 sighting of a seemingly new species of titi monkey in southern Caqueta province.”
“One of my biggest priorities was to follow up on a 1976 sighting of a seemingly new species of titi monkey.”
“Yesterday, Conservation International announced the discovery of a new species of titi monkey (Callicebus caquetensis) on a scientific expedition in the Colombian Amazon.”
“It's hard to scoff, considering zoologists are still discovering new species of primates, such as the Callicebus caquetensis titi monkey found earlier this year in Colombia.”
“Unfortunately for him, the titi monkey is a protected endangered specie that requires a permit for possession (he claimed they were his pets and he purchased them for $30).”
“Where the wildlife population rivals that of we mere mortals and the famed namesake National Park houses a myriad of species, including the titi, whiteface and howler monkeys, two and three toes sloths, brightly hued iguanas so grand that you sidestep as they amble by.”
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