Definition of Squirrel monkey

1. Noun. Small long-tailed monkey of Central American and South America with greenish fur and black muzzle.

Exact synonyms: Saimiri Sciureus
Generic synonyms: New World Monkey, Platyrrhine, Platyrrhinian



Definition of Squirrel monkey

1. Noun. any of several small New World monkeys, of the genus ''Saimiri'', that live in Central and South America ¹

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Literary usage of Squirrel monkey

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1. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"[THE SQUIRREL-MONKEY, or Naked-tailed Monkey of Shaw, 'General Zoology/ vol. ip 77 (Callithrix Sciureus, Linn.).] An animal something larger than a sanguine ..."

2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, Bennett J. Cohen, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Of these, the squirrel monkey is by far the most common. squirrel monkeys were introduced into biomedical research in the United States during the l950s and ..."

3. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1827)
"... and affectionate disposition, have always constituted it an object of attraction. THE squirrel monkey.—The squirrel monkey or titi of the Orinoco (Simia ..."

4. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1827)
"... most agreeable to their^ taste, which to a certain degree is also insectivorous. THE squirrel monkey.—The squirrel monkey or titi of the Orinoco (Simia ..."

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