Definition of douroucouli in English:

douroucouli

Line breaks: dou¦rou|couli
Pronunciation: /ˌdʊərʊˈkuːli
 
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noun (plural douroucoulis)

A large-eyed chiefly nocturnal monkey found in South America. Also called night monkey, owl monkey.
  • Genus Aotus, family Cebidae: two or more species
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  • Douroucouli form pair bonds and live in family groups of the mated pair with their immature offspring.

Origin

mid 19th century: probably a South American Indian name.

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