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uakari

noun ua·ka·ri \wä-ˈkä-rē\
plural ua·ka·ris

Definition of UAKARI

:  either of two short-tailed mostly naked-faced South American monkeys (Cacajao melanocephalus and C. calvus)

Origin of UAKARI

from an unidentified language of western Brazilian Amazonia
First Known Use: 1863

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