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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A somewhat tamarin-like restoration of Ganlea megacania.
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Origin and Etymology of tamarin
French tamary, tamarin, perhaps of Tupian origin
First Known Use: 1780
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