There are 3 definitions of saki in English:


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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
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  • 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.


late 18th century: via French from Tupi saui.

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There are 3 definitions of saki in English:


Syllabification: sa·ki
Pronunciation: /ˈsäkē/

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Variant spelling of sake2.

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( 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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