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uakari

[wah-kahr-ee]
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noun, plural ua·ka·ris.
  1. any of several medium-sized, tree-dwelling Amazon basin monkeys of the genus Cacajao, the only New World monkeys having a short tail: all are now rare.
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Origin of uakari

1860–65; < Tupi and Guarani uakari
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