from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of sake2.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of sake. (rice wine)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Pithecia. They have large ears, and a long hairy tail which is not prehensile.
  • n. The alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice; it is usually spelled sake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A South American monkey of the family Cebidæ and subfamily Pitheciinæ, especially of the genus Pithecia, of which there are several species; one of the fox-tailed monkeys, with a bushy non-prehensile tail.

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

  • n. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
  • n. small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
  • n. British writer of short stories (1870-1916)


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