Definition of Lion monkey
1. Noun. Small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail.
Generic synonyms: Marmoset
Group relationships: Genus Leontideus, Genus Leontocebus, Leontocebus
Specialized synonyms: Leontocebus Rosalia, Silky Tamarin, Leontocebus Oedipus, Pinche
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lion Monkey
Literary usage of Lion monkey
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1. Sanskrit Syntax by Jacob Samuel Speyer (1886)
"„brown," subst. mase, „lion; monkey; Indra; Vishnu;" c) they are used as substantives while retaining their general signification, as IWU! when meaning „a ..."
2. The Geral-Milco; Or, The Narrative of a Residence in a Brazilian Valley of by A. R. Middletoun Payne (1852)
"A lion monkey.—The Hills.—An Ascent.—A Supper in the dar*. MONDAY evening, October 4th.—The fifth day of our land journeying^ is over, we having rested all ..."
3. The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine by John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) (1806)
"The second memoir treats of the little lion monkey, which, ob- , serves the author, is so rare in its native country, that he has only Seen two, ..."
4. Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of by Forster, R. P (1818)
"From a party of Indians who visited the fort, the doctor obtained a small lion monkey. ' He is,' says he, ' a very handsome playful little fellow. ..."