tamarin

noun tam·a·rin \ ˈta-mə-rən , -ˌran \

Definition of tamarin

: any of numerous small chiefly South American monkeys (genera Saguinus and Leontopithecus) that are related to the marmosets and have silky fur, a long tail, and lower canine teeth that are longer than the incisors

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Origin and Etymology of tamarin

French tamary, tamarin, perhaps of Tupian origin


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