sapajou

[ sap-uh-joo ]
/ ˈsæp əˌdʒu /
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noun

a capuchin monkey.

Nearby words

  1. saoshyant,
  2. sap,
  3. sap bush,
  4. sap green,
  5. sap orchard,
  6. sapanwood,
  7. sapele,
  8. saphar,
  9. saphead,
  10. sapheaded

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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