saimiri

noun
sai·​mi·​ri | \sīˈmirē\

Definition of saimiri 

1 plural -s : squirrel monkey

2 capitalized [ New Latin, from Portuguese ] : a genus of small arboreal gregarious South American monkeys comprising the squirrel monkeys

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History and Etymology for saimiri

Portuguese, from Guarani çaí miri, literally, little monkey

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