Definition of Douroucoulis

1. Noun. (plural of douroucouli) ¹



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Definition of Douroucoulis

1. douroucouli [n] - See also: douroucouli

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Douroucoulis

douppionis
doups
dour
doura
dourah
dourahs
douras
dourer
dourest
dourine
dourines
dourly
dourness
dournesses
douroucouli
douroucoulis (current term)
douse
doused
douser
dousers
douses
dousing
dousing-chock
dousing-chocks
dousing bath
doust
dousted
dousting
dousts
dout

Literary usage of Douroucoulis

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"The douroucoulis live in pairs and not gregariously—they are often taken in the day-time out of small clefts in trees, into which they have retired to sleep ..."

2. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"... (Cacajao) are distinguished by the tail, which is much shorter than in any other of the Cebidae. Finally, may be mentioned the nocturnal douroucoulis ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"douroucoulis look more like cat» than monkeys, and sit up like dogs. They have harsh, disagreeable voices. Several species are known, all confined to South ..."

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