golden lion tamarin


golden lion tamarin

noun

Definition of GOLDEN LION TAMARIN

:  a tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) with a reddish-gold coat and mane that occurs in remnants of tropical forest in southeastern Brazil

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First Known Use of GOLDEN LION TAMARIN

1975

golden lion tamarin

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Species of tamarin (Leontideus rosalia), having a thick, lionlike mane, black face, and long, silky, golden fur. A striking-looking animal, it is found in South America, where it is listed as critically endangered.

Variants of GOLDEN LION TAMARIN

golden lion tamarin or golden lion marmoset

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