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Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːki/

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
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Late 18th century: via French from Tupi saui.

Words that rhyme with saki

Iraqi, Kawasaki, khaki, larky, malarkey, menarche, Nagasaki, narky, parky, raki, saké, sarky, souvlaki, sparky, sukiyaki, teriyaki

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saki 2 Syllabification: sa·ki
Pronunciation: /ˈsäkē/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Variant spelling of sake2.
Example sentences
  • I managed to change and spent my last few evenings with my new-found friends drinking whisky and saki.
  • Words of gratitude and respect were directed towards us and were soon drowned by loud cheers and flowing cups of beer and saki throughout the room.
  • Their most famous alcoholic beverage is saki or rice wine, but this isn't an everyday drink in the same way.

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Saki 3 Line breaks: Saki
Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːki/
( 1870–1916), British short-story writer, born in Burma; pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro. His stories encompass the satiric, comic, macabre, and supernatural, and frequently depict animals as agents seeking revenge on humankind.

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