owl monkey

noun

Definition of owl monkey 

: any of several small nocturnal monkeys (genus Aotus) of Central and South American tropical forests that have round heads, large eyes, and densely furred bodies

called also douroucouli

First Known Use of owl monkey

1877, in the meaning defined above

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