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Callithrix

noun Cal·li·thrix \ ˈkaləˌthriks \

Definition of Callithrix

: a genus consisting of the true marmosets

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Origin and Etymology of callithrix

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


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Callithrix

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Definition of Callithrix

  • taxonomic synonym of callicebus
a prior name invalid as a homonym of 1Callithrix

Origin and Etymology of callithrix

New Latin, from Latin, an ape


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