lion monkey

noun
variants: or lion marmoset

Definition of lion monkey

: any of several South American marmosets (genus Leontocebus) having tufted tails and well-marked neck ruffs of long hair : tamarin

called also leoncito

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“Lion monkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lion%20monkey. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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