from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Cebidæ and subfamily Cebinæ, containing the ordinary prehensile-tailed and thumbed South American monkeys. The monkeys carried about by organ-grinders generally belong to this genus. See cut under Cebinæ.

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  • n. type genus of the Cebidae


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