Definition of woolly spider monkey in English:

woolly spider monkey

Syllabification: wool·ly spi·der mon·key

noun

  • A large spider monkey with long thin limbs and tail, dense woolly fur, and a large protruding belly, native to the rain forests of southeastern Brazil.
    • Brachyteles arachnoides, family Cebidae
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    • My field work has involved observations of the dietary behavior of various species of howler monkeys, spider monkeys, capuchins and tamarins as well as woolly spider monkeys.
    • The pelage of the woolly spider monkey is short and dense, but their limbs are long and slender.
    • The woolly spider monkey, or muriqui, is the largest nonhuman primate living in the New World.

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