uakari

noun
ua·​ka·​ri | \ wä-ˈkä-rē How to pronounce uakari (audio) \
plural uakaris

Definition of uakari

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

First Known Use of uakari

1863, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for uakari

from an unidentified language of western Brazilian Amazonia

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UAE

uakari

ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono

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“Uakari.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uakari. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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