Definition of Sagouins
1. sagouin [n] - See also: sagouin
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Literary usage of Sagouins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"IX, Geoff, or sagouins, Fr. Cuv. the tail is slender, and the teeth do not project. The Saimiri were associated with them for a long time, but the head of ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom: Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier (1832)
"The Saimiri were associated with them for a long time, but the head of the sagouins is higher, and their canine teeth much shorter. Such is the Call, ..."
3. The National Cyclopaedia of Useful Knowledge (1853)
"Cuvier however regards this species as the type of a distinct form, and separates it from the sagouins, observing that in the Saimiri the tail is depressed ..."
4. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1878)
"... les forêts de l'intérieur et même sur la côte. Aussi nos matelots en rapportaient-ils en France de nombreux spécimens. Les sagouins étaient surtout fort ..."
5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"Cuvier will not allow the sagouins and ... but that the head of the sagouins is higher, and that their canines are shorter. Such, he observes, are the ..."
6. The Popular Science Monthly (1882)
"... sagouins, which have ordinary tails, either long or short ; and, 3. The Marmosets, very small creatures, with sharp claws, long tails, which are not ..."