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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the type genus of the Callithricidae; the true marmosets.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of South American platyrrhine monkeys, of the family Cebidœ and subfamily Nyctipithecinœ, having the tail not prehensile; the sagouins or saguins, of which there are numerous species.
  • n. [lowercase] An African green monkey, Cercopithecus sabœus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Callithricidae: true marmosets

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  • I also aided in the discovery of a new species of marmoset monkey (callithrix mauesi) in 1992. "

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