uakari

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noun ua·ka·ri \wä-ˈkä-rē\

Definition of uakari

plural

uakaris

  1. :  either of two short-tailed mostly naked-faced South American monkeys (Cacajao melanocephalus and C. calvus)

Origin and Etymology of uakari

from an unidentified language of western Brazilian Amazonia


First Known Use: 1863


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