Cacajao

noun
Ca·​ca·​jao | \ ¦kakə¦jau̇, ˌkakəˈjā(ˌ)ō\

Definition of Cacajao

: the genus consisting of the ouakaris

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First Known Use of Cacajao

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cacajao

New Latin, from Portuguese cacajão, from Tupi cacajao

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