More definitions of SakiDefinition of Saki in:
- The British & World English dictionary
noun (plural sakis)
- A tropical American monkey with coarse fur and a long bushy nonprehensile tail.
More example sentences
- 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.
late 18th century: via French from Tupi saui.
- variant spelling of sake2.More 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.