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  • noun Plural form of marmozet.

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Examples

  • They attack hordes of deadly pirates, and scatter their bodies along the shore; and yet, for all their warlike fire and force, they are as gentle as marmozets in a lady's boudoir.

    Gossip in a Library

  • Should you take a fancy to a pet monkey, most of the common kinds are kept chained to a pole on a stand, and fed like parrots; but marmozets, which are pretty little creatures, are very tender, and are generally kept in a cage like squirrels.

    The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally

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