Definition of Titi monkey
1. Noun. Small South American monkeys with long beautiful fur and long nonprehensile tail.
Generic synonyms: New World Monkey, Platyrrhine, Platyrrhinian
Group relationships: Callicebus, Genus Callicebus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Titi Monkey
Literary usage of Titi monkey
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adventure Guide Costa Rica by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2005)
"African proverb An alarming indicator of the degradation of the environment is the rapid decline in numbers of the titi monkey, also known as the squirrel ..."
2. Costa Rica by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2006)
"... in numbers of the titi monkey, also known as the squirrel monkey. This subspecies of monkey (So citrinellus) is indigenous to the Manuel Antonio area, ..."
3. Mind in the Lower Animals, in Health and Disease by William Lauder Lindsay (1880)
"... may well be termed ' light- fingered,' and in other ways they prove themselves adroit thieves, mainly by the use of their fingers. The titi monkey ..."
4. The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health (1887)
"The smile of the titi monkey is a playful one. The dog can both smile and grin, whether affection or pleasure, hypocrisy, or cunning dictate. ..."