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- n. A spider monkey or capuchin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as sapajou.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A South American monkey, or sai, one of several kinds also called sapajou. See sapajou, and synonyms under saguin.
(Can we verify(+) this etymology?) French. (Wiktionary)
The saimiri, or titi of the Orinoco, the atele, the sajou, and other quadrumanous animals long known in Europe, form a striking contrast, both in their gait and habits, with the macavahu, called by the missionaries viudita, or widow in mourning.