noun (plural sakis)
A tropical American monkey with coarse fur and a long bushy non-prehensile tail.
- Genera Pithecia and Chiropotes, family Cebidae: several species
- On a research visit to German zoos, he glimpsed his first uakari and saki monkeys, species indigenous to Brazil.
- While still at university, although she had never camped in the wild or even traveled outside the United States, she received a small grant to study sakis, a small primate that lives in little-explored areas of Guyana.
- A Fulbright scholar and former Miami Dolphins cheerleader, Mireya Mayor received her first grant to study the rare brown-bearded saki and white-faced saki in the unexplored areas of Guyana in South America when she was 23.
Words that rhyme with sakiIraqi, Kawasaki, khaki, larky, malarkey, menarche, Nagasaki, narky, parky, raki, saké, sarky, souvlaki, sparky, sukiyaki, teriyaki
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