sapajou

[ sap-uh-joo ]
/ ˈsæp əˌdʒu /

noun

a capuchin monkey.

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Origin of sapajou

Borrowed into English from French around 1690–1700
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British Dictionary definitions for sapajou

sapajou
/ (ˈsæpəˌdʒuː) /

noun

another name for capuchin (def. 1)

Word Origin for sapajou

C17: from French, of Tupi origin
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