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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice; it is usually spelled sake.
  • noun (Zoöl.) 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of sake. (rice wine)

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

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

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