Definition of Sapajou

1. n. Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Cebus, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also capuchins. The bonnet sapajou (C. subcristatus), the golden-handed sapajou (C. chrysopus), and the white-throated sapajou (C. hypoleucus) are well known species. See Capuchin.



Definition of Sapajou

1. Noun. Any of several species of South American monkeys of the genus ''Cebus'', with long prehensile tails. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sapajou

1. a capuchin [n -S] - See also: capuchin

Medical Definition of Sapajou

1. Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Cebus, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also capuchins. The bonnet sapajou (C. Subcristatus), the golden-handed sapajou (C. Chrysopus), and the white-throated sapajou (C. Hypoleucus) are well known species. See Capuchin. Origin: F. Sapajou, sajou, Braz. Sajuassu. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Sapajou Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Sapajou Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sapajou

saolas
saouari
saouaris
sap
sap-wood
sap ball
sap fagot
sap green
sap roller
sap rot
sap tube
sapadilla
sapadillas
sapajo
sapajos
sapajou (current term)
sapajous
sapan
sapans
sapanwood
sapanwoods
sapecin
sapego
sapegoes
sapele
sapele mahogany
sapeles
sapful
saphead

Literary usage of Sapajou

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

1. Mammalia: Their Various Orders and Habits Popularly Illustrated by Typical by Louis Figuier, Guillaume Louis Figuier (1870)
"The most common are the Brown sapajou, the Sai (Fig. 248), and the Capuchin. In Paraguay an Albino of this latter species is found; it is a nocturnal animal ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"Raccoon. Raton 1&-5 Coati Coendou 16.3 Sloth. Ai 13. sapajou ... Tapeti Margay Crabier Agouti 4.2 sapajou Sal 3.5 Tatou ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Being His Autobiography, Correspondence by Thomas Jefferson (1859)
"Fox squirrel of Virginia . . . f 2.625 Mink f 2. sapajou. ... 1.6 Phalanger sapajou Saimiri 1.5 Lesser gray squirrel .... jl.6 ..."

4. Mammalia: Their Various Orders and Habits Popularly Illustrated by Typical by Louis Figuier, Guillaume Louis Figuier (1870)
"The most common are the Brown sapajou, the Sai (Fig. 248), and the Capuchin. In Paraguay an Albino of this latter species is found; it is a nocturnal animal ..."

5. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"Raccoon. Raton 1&-5 Coati Coendou 16.3 Sloth. Ai 13. sapajou ... Tapeti Margay Crabier Agouti 4.2 sapajou Sal 3.5 Tatou ..."

6. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Being His Autobiography, Correspondence by Thomas Jefferson (1859)
"Fox squirrel of Virginia . . . f 2.625 Mink f 2. sapajou. ... 1.6 Phalanger sapajou Saimiri 1.5 Lesser gray squirrel .... jl.6 ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Sapajou

Search for Sapajou on Dictionary.com!Search for Sapajou on Thesaurus.com!Search for Sapajou on Google!Search for Sapajou on Wikipedia!

Search