Definition of New World monkey

1. Noun. Hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails.

Definition of New World monkey

1. Noun. The four families of primates that are found in Central America and South America: the Cebidae, Aotidae, Pitheciidae and Atelidae. ¹

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Literary usage of New World monkey

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

1. Life-history of Our Planet by William Dickey Gunning (1876)
"A, New World monkey. S, Old World Monkey. Monkey« of the New World are characterized hy wide nostrils and round head. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1883)
"No New World monkey possesses either cheek-pouches or callosities, and the ears are bare in the typical forms now under consideration. ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1918)
"An interesting point here is that the blood of the old-world monkey gives a stronger reaction than does the blood of the new-world monkey. ..."

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