Callithrix

noun
Cal·​li·​thrix | \ ˈkaləˌthriks\

Definition of Callithrix

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus consisting of the true marmosets

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Definition of Callithrix (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of callicebus

a prior name invalid as a homonym of Callithrix entry 1

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History and Etymology for Callithrix

Noun

New Latin, from Latin, an ape, from Greek kallithrix beautiful-haired, from kalli- calli- + thrix hair

New Latin, from Latin, an ape

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