Definition of Pithecia

1. Noun. Sakis.

Exact synonyms: Genus Pithecia
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cebidae, Family Cebidae
Member holonyms: Saki



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pithecia

Pisum sativum macrocarpon
Pita Pita
Pitcairn
Pitcairn Island
Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairner
Pitcairners
Pitcairnese
Pite Sami
Pitha-Pitha
Pithecanthropus
Pithecanthropus erectus
Pithecellobium
Pithecellobium dulce
Pithecellodium unguis-cati
Pithecia
Pithecolobium
Pitjantjara
Pitjantjatjara
Pitkern
Pitocin
Pitot-static tube
Pitot tube
Pitres' area
Pitressin
Pitt
Pitt the Elder
Pitt the Younger
Pitta-Pitta

Literary usage of Pithecia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of Monkeys, Lemurs, and Fruit-eating Bats in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray (1870)
"Lower jaw not dilated behind. Fur harsh, elongate. Claws blunt. 9. pithecia. Tail club-shaped. Hair of crown like a wig. Chin slightly bearded. Tribe VTI. ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1834)
"It is the pithecia ... colouring which exist between this individual and the published description by the Baron Humboldt of the pithecia Chiropotes: these ..."

3. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"pithecia satanĂ¡s (Hoffm.). Black Saki. Hob. Lower Amazons. a. ... A. Purchased, April 7, 1880. i. Purchased, Oct. 21, 1880. 99. pithecia ..."

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