sapajou

[sap-uh-joo]
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noun

a capuchin monkey.

Origin of sapajou

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

sapajou

noun

another name for capuchin (def. 1)

Word Origin for sapajou

C17: from French, of Tupi origin
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