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saki

[ sak-ee, sah-kee ]
/ ˈsæk i, ˈsɑ ki /
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noun
any of several monkeys of the genus Pithecia, of tropical South America, having a golden-brown to black, thick, shaggy coat and a long, bushy, nonprehensile tail.
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Origin of saki

1765–75; <French <Tupi sagui

Other definitions for saki (2 of 2)

Saki
[ sah-kee ]
/ ˈsɑ ki /

noun
pen name of H(ector) H(ugh) Munro.
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British Dictionary definitions for saki (1 of 2)

saki
/ (ˈsɑːkɪ) /

noun
any of several small mostly arboreal New World monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes, having long hair and a long bushy tail
another name for sake 2

Word Origin for saki

sense 1: C20: French, from Tupi saqi

British Dictionary definitions for saki (2 of 2)

Saki
/ (ˈsɑːkɪ) /

noun
pen name of (Hector Hugh) Munro
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