from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several tropical American monkeys of the genus Ateles, having long arms and legs and a long prehensile tail and lacking a thumb.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A tropical American platyrrhine monkey, of the family Cebidæ, subfamily Cebinæ, and genera Ateles and Brachyteles; a kind of sajou or sapajou, likened to a spider by reason of the very long and slim limbs, and long prehensile tail.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any
New World monkeyof the genusAteles, with long, spindly limbs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun arboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tail
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