Definition of Cebus capucinus
1. Noun. Monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl.
Generic synonyms: New World Monkey, Platyrrhine, Platyrrhinian
Group relationships: Cebus, Genus Cebus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cebus Capucinus
Literary usage of Cebus capucinus
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1. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Cebus capucinus. Mus: Brit: Presented by the late H. Cline, Sen., Esq., 1824. ... Cebus capucinus. The animal died in the Menagerie at Exeter Change. 175. ..."
2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"Cebus capucinus, male; weight 1500 gm. Aug. 26, 1919. Well and active. Aug. 27, 11.25 am 2.5 cc. of 15 hour blood broth culture of B. influenza (Strain B. ..."
3. Catalogue of Monkeys, Lemurs, and Fruit-eating Bats in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray (1870)
"... with black or dark-brown spot, narrow and extended, with a line to the base of the nose in front, and expanded on the nape. Cebus capucinus, Geoff. Var. ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"As his master said, Jack was a Cebus, and his proper name was Cebus capucinus ; hence he was a cousin, so to speak, of our Ateles, as they both belonged to ..."
5. Synopsis Mammalium. Addenda, Emendanda Et Index Ad Synopsis [!] Mammalium by Johann Baptist Fischer (1830)
"8- Isid. Geoffr. in Diet, class. XV. p. 150- Si»" (CEBUS) Capucinus Griff. Anim. Kingd. \. 88- 14-• P. 50- n. ..."