capitalized : a genus of small marmosetlike monkeys of the Amazon basin related to the spider monkeys and howlers but usually considered to constitute a separate subfamily of Cebidae
plural -s : any monkey of the genus Callimico

Word History


New Latin, from calli- + Portuguese & Spanish mico, a kind of marmoset

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“Callimico.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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